Everett Codd

Everett Codd

Speaker | OMRI

Eugene, OR | everettc@omri.org

Session Name: Persistent Herbicides in Compost: Identifying the Problem, Exploring Solutions

Session Time: Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Presentation Title: Persistent Herbicides in Compost: An Organic Certifier’s Perspective

Presentation Description: Everett Codd holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Oregon State University, with a minor in Soil Science. He grew up on a small farm on the Southern Oregon coast, raising hogs and sheep through participation in 4-H for over 10 years. He continued an agricultural career after college, working with the USDA Agriculture Research Service on blueberry and raspberry production. In 2009, he began working with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, testing soil and plant tissue for the Agronomic Division’s Soil Testing Laboratory. Most recently, he held the role of Organic Supervisor for the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, a 2,000-acre collaborative research farm with the North Carolina Dept. of Agriculture, NC Agricultural and Technical State University, and NC State University. Everett enjoys hiking, surfing and traveling across the USA.