Friday, November 9, 2012

Inoculated Deep Litter System

Natural Farming Techniques for Piggeries

November 16 - 17, 2012

Kahumana Farms in Waianae


Friday November 16th (2:00pm - 8:00pm)

2:00pm to 5:00pm - Farm tours
5:00pm to 6:30pm - Introduction to Natural Farming
6:30pm to 8:00pm - Inoculated Deep Litter System: A new economical waste management system for small family swine farms in Hawaii.
Dinner provided with registration.

Saturday November 17th (8:30am - 5:00pm)

8:30am - 9:00am - IDLS system in review
9:00am to 9:30am - Examples of IDLS
9:30am to 10:45am - Collecting Indigenous Micro-Organisms (IMO) for your farm
10:45am - 12:00pm - Making Natural Farming inputs
12:00pm - Lunch provided with Registration.
12:30pm to 1:30pm - Hands-on making IMO
1:30pm to 2:30pm - Future of Natural Farming in Hawaii (includes information on NRCS financial resources for farmers)
2:30pm to 4:30pm - Visit farm using IDLS

Instructors: Joe McGinn, Mike DuPonte and Kim Chang

Workshop Location

Kahumana Organic Farm 86-660 Lualualei Homestead Road, Waianae. Directions.

Register by November 14:    (You may use the website to pay online)

If you would like to pay by check, please call us at 622-9026 or send an email to with your name and telephone number. You must send your check payable to Oahu RC&D, PO Box 209, Kunia, HI 96759. We must receive your check within four days of receiving your email. If we do not receive payment within four days, or if it is after November 14, you will need to pay the late registration fee.
After November 14, late registration = $30.00

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