Odor and Nutrient Management Newsletter

Summer 2003

2003 Manure Field Days, Demonstrations, and Workshops

by Angela Rieck-Hinz, Department of Agronomy

Manure management field days, demonstrations, and workshops provide many opportunities for producers, service providers, and agency staff to learn more about manure handling and storage, land application, equipment calibration, manure for crop production, potential impacts on water quality, residue management, and cost-share opportunities for nutrient management. If you have questions, please contact the person at the number listed in the table. For a complete list of field days and workshops, including links to more information, locations, and registration for events, visit the Iowa Manure Management Action Group events page at http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/immag/events.html.

Date

Time

Location

Demonstration/Workshop

Contact Information

August 1, 2003

12:30 p.m.

Keith Miller Farms, 2/5 miles North of Hubbard, IA, on S-33

Manure Application Demonstration

Kapil Arora, ISU Ag Engineer
(515) 382-6551

August 20, 2003

9 a.m.

Sportsman Restaurant, Oelwein, IA

Manure Digester Workshop

Registration Required.
Dan Meyer, ISU Ag Engineer
(563) 425-3331

August 22, 2003

10 a.m.

ISU Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Calumet

Manure Application Field Day in the morning. Simulated Manure Spill Response Field Day in the afternoon

Kris Kohl, ISU Ag Engineer
(712) 732-5056

August 26, 27 & 28, 2003 In conjunction with Iowa Farm & Field Fest

10:30 a.m.

T-W-Th

2 p.m. T-W

Farm Fest Site, east of Boone, IA, on Hwy 30

Manure Application and Calibration Demonstration

Kapil Arora, ISU Ag Engineer,
(515) 382-6551

September 3, 2003

1-4 p.m.

Bremer County Corn and Soybean Growers Plot Junction of Hwy 63 and 188

Manure Application and Calibration Demonstration. Speakers will discuss residue management, cost-share opportunities for manure management, and water quality issues

Darrin Siefkin,
Bremer County Extension Director (319) 882-4275 or Angie Rieck-Hinz
(515) 294-9590

September 18, 2003

1 p.m.

ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm near Doon, IA

Manure Application and Calibration Field Day

Kris Kohl, ISU Ag Engineer,
(712) 732-5056

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Iowa Manure Matters: Odor and Nutrient Management is published by Iowa State University Extension, with funding support from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service through Cooperative Agreement No. 74-6114-8-22. To subscribe or change the address of a current subscription, write to Angela Rieck-Hinz, 2104 Agronomy Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 50011-1010 or call 515-294-9590, fax 515-294-9985 or email: amrieck@iastate.edu. Please indicate you are inquiring about the Odor and Nutrient Management Newsletter. The newsletter's coordinators are Angela Rieck-Hinz, extension program specialist, Department of Agronomy, Wendy Powers, environmental extension specialist, Department of Animal Science, and Robert Burns, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering; the editor is Jean McGuire, the subscription manager is Rachel Klein, the production designer is Beth Kroeschell, and the web page designer is Liisa Jarvinen.

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