Composting & Humus Management Workshop
Monday 4th - Saturday 9th September 2017 (6 days)
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Humus Management and Composting Workshop

Angela Luebke and Urs Hildebrandt from Austria are coming to teach their CMC (Controlled Microbial Composting) method.

Composting & Humus Management Workshop

Monday 4th till Saturday 9th September 2017 (6 days) Barraba (near Tamworth)

Click here for more info about the Composting & Humus Management Workshop.

50% Course Fee reimbursed

The CMC Consulting Group from Austria will be lecturing again at these seminars. The group consists of Angela Luebke and her husband, Urs Hildebrandt, who is a world known compost consultant.

The seminar will be held at the Playhouse Hotel, Queen Street, Barraba. Barraba is located an hour north of Tamworth on the Fossickers Way. If you require further directions please contact us.

COURSE OUTLINE

Humus Management: Soil Theory (2 days)

Here you will acquire a good understanding of the transformation process from raw organic matter to microbial active sustainable humus (humus that can holistically feed the plant)

Controlled Microbial Composting (CMC) Process: Compost Theory (4 days)

Here you will cover the theory of compost, interaction between compost and soil, compost analysis (nutrient testing) and proper compost application

We like you to bring your own samples of compost and soil for classroom testing. We can provide some if you are unable to bring your own.

Click here for more information about the Composting & Humus Management Seminar.

 

Seminar Participant Feedback

This is what seminar participants said about the seminar:

  • "The seminar exceeded all of my expectations. I came to learn about compost and will also go away with a much better understanding of my soils. You have pulled off a great event for Barraba and for composting"
  • "A wonderful seminar, applicable and down to earth"
  • "The conference facilities at Barraba and the hosts were 1st rate. I found the time spent on soil agronomy as fascinating as the composting"
  • "Excellent course. Congratulations"

Comments on how they rated the lecturers:

  • "First rate"
  • "Excellent, great enthusiasm for compost"
  • "Excellent, very knowledgeable and easy to listen to"
  • "They knew their subject, were enthusiastic, and had the right mix of science versus practice and handled questions and interaction very well"
  • "Very knowledgeable, wealth of experience"
  • "Angela and Urs are world class and I feel lucky to have got to know them"
  • "Excellent communication and explanation. Good open forum"
  • "Wonderful knowledgeable teachers"
  • "Incredibly knowledgeable. Information was so well presented"
  • "Well versed in the subject"

 

Humus Management Seminar presentation
Humus Management Seminar presentation
Luke Bowman at seminar
Luke Bowman at seminar
Luke Bowman at seminar
Luke Bowman at seminar
Compost Tea Demonstration
Compost Tea Demonstration
Participants of 2008 Seminar
Participants of the seminar
Angela Luebke lecturing
Angela Luebke lecturing
Participants of 2009 Seminar
Participants of the seminar
Compost site
Compost site
Turning compost
Turning compost
The lecturers: Angela Luebke & Urs Hildebrandt
The lecturers: Angela Luebke & Urs Hildebrandt
Participants of 2009 Seminar
Compost site
Participants of 2009 Seminar
Compost site