NOFA-NY Co-Sponsoring a Compost Tea Workshop

7/24/2012


Advanced Workshops

Compost Tea and Air Spading: Complimentary Practices

for your Organic Management Plan


The NOFA Organic Land Care Program, in co-sponsorship with NOFA-NY, Almstead Tree and Shrub Care Company,and Rye Country Day School, presents Compost Tea and Air Spading: Complimentary Practices for Your Organic Management Plan.

Michael Almstead will lead the NOFA Advanced Workshop on Compost Tea and Air Spading which will include both classroom training and hands-on practical applications. Michael will share his ten years of experience brewing compost teas, his expertise as a CT certified arborist, and his business management experience as Vice President of Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Company. The workshop will be co-taught by Dan Dalton, a NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional and a teacher of organic pest management at the NOFA Accreditation Course.

The workshop will take place on August 9th, 2012 from 8:30 AM-4:30 PM at Rye Country Day School in Rye, NY (Westchester Co.)

The workshop has been approved for 6.5 Connecticut Pesticide Credits and ISA credits are pending.

Workshop Includes...
  • Creating an organic program for your business or institution
  • Benefits and costs of compost tea brewing and applications
  • Soil overview and how to review a soil food web test
  • Compost tea brewing demonstration
  • Tea Applications on turf and tree
  • Air spading demonstration
  • Cost of Workshop - includes light breakfast and lunch
Regular Registration: $175
Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals and NOFA Members: $160

Call 203-888-5146 - or see the event webpage!

Please be sure to register by August 3.

NO Same-Day Registration allowed.