Odor and Nutrient Management Newsletter

Summer 2004

Upcoming manure management field days

by Angela Rieck-Hinz, Department of Agronomy

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension is coordinating several manure management field days throughout Iowa in cooperation with local producers, watershed groups, equipment manufacturers and agency staff for summer and fall 2004.

Containment practices being simulated at a manure spill field day.
Containment practices being simulated at a manure spill field day.

The field days provide a good opportunity to meet with staff from ISU Extension, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and local equipment manufacturers and dealers in an informal setting to learn more about manure application equipment, rates, regulatory compliance, compaction, residue management, water quality and solid settling for feedlots.

Some field days require registration for meals or refreshments. For more information regarding these events, including directions, please visit the Iowa Manure Management Action Group (IMMAG) Web page at http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/immag/ and click the Events button. The list on the IMMAG Web will be updated continuously throughout the year.

Manure application demonstration at field day.
Manure application demonstration at field day.

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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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