Spring 2009

Upper Midwest Manure Handling Expo July 22

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By Ember Muhlbauer, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Manure Application Field DayThe 2009 Upper Midwest Manure Handling Expo “SET for Fall: Safety, Efficiency, and Technology” will be held at the Central Iowa Expo Center in Boone, Iowa on July 22, 2009. Expo vendors and visitors will have a chance to interact and discuss manure handling equipment, products, and services. The Expo will also offer educational opportunities to manure applicators and consultants.

The Expo’s location provides ample exhibition space and gravel streets between the facilities will be the setting for over eight hours of vendor/customer contact and field demonstrations showcasing vendor products. Educational courses and demonstrations will also be held throughout the day. General admission to the expo is free.

Vendor registration for the manure handling expo is now open. Vendor registration is $600 for either a covered 10’x10’ space with electricity or a 40’x70’ lot. Other amenities are available for purchase from the Central Iowa Expo Center. Expo, lodging and vendor registration information is available at www.ag.iastate.edu/wastemgmt/expo_home.htm. For additional information email agwaste@iastate.edu.

The 2009 Upper Midwest Manure Handling Expo is presented by Iowa State University and the Iowa Commercial Nutrient Applicators Association.


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