Large-scale composting is a vital way of handling the solid-waste problems of communities and companies nowadays. It can produce valuable products for gardens and landscapes.But big-time composting isn’t so easy. It’s a complicated process, and it takes a scientific approach to make it work best.To help the people who run such facilities do it better, the University of Georgia has scheduled a Compost Facility Operators Training Workshop May 1-3 at the UGA Bioconversion Research and Demonstration Center in Athens, Ga.The workshop is for anyone who runs or would like to run one of the large-scale composting systems that handle the yard waste, biosolids and municipal streams of cities. It includes classroom lectures and lab demonstrations and exercises.Enrollment is limited to the first 25 who sign up. The $95 fee covers lunches, breaks, study materials and other costs. To learn more about the workshop or get a registration form, contact Cathy Felton at (706) 542-3086.
Unfortunately, the tennis season came to an end for the Oldenburg Academy Twisters at the semi-state. They lost 5-0 to Terre Haute South High School. Congratulations, however, to Coach Mark Wilder and his Lady Twisters for winning both the sectional and regional championships this year. This is quite an accomplishment for the 1A Twisters who had to compete against much larger schools for the sectional and regional titles. Good luck to the seniors on the Twisters squad as they move on to the next chapter in their career.
Whereas Obua’s arrival is considered a big boost to the team, Moi says they are aware that their encounter with Buganda Province won’t be an easy match since they will be facing defending champions.Geoffrey Omara, the chairman Fans Association for Lango Province, says they have embarked on a fundraising drive to secure sufficient funds for the team.About 16 provinces have been created and confirmed to participate in the second edition of the FUFA drum tournament.******URNShare on: WhatsApp FUFA Drum competitions participating provinces. PHOTO via @OfficialFUFAKampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Uganda Cranes striker, David Obua has pitched camp in Lira town to coach the Lango Province team a head of the FUFA drum kick off this week.Obua, who arrived on Tuesday afternoon, is overseeing the training of more than 40 players who have camped at Uganda Martyrs University, Ngetta Campus. His arrival triggered excitement among team members who have been undergoing drills ahead of their tie with Buganda Province at Bishop SS in Mukono district this weekend.Shortly after his arrival in Lira Town, Obua appeared on major radio stations to drum support for the Lango Province team and promised better performance in the second edition of FUFA Drum competitions, which started two weeks ago.Obua said he was in Lira for good performance, saying Lango region is known for producing good players and athletes and assured soccer fans of clean results. He urged them to support the team so as to deliver credible performance.Daniel Moi, the Spokesperson Lango Province is optimistic that the arrival of Obua combined with a number of senior players like KCCA’s Allan Okello among others; they are destined for victory in their first match against Buganda Province in Mukono this weekend.