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Manure Applicator Certification Training

For manure applicators renewing or getting you initial certification, registration is required. Please call your local county extension office to schedule time to watch the Manure Applicator Certification Program. 
If you don’t want to wait, please use the DNR Manure Applicator Certification E-Learning site: https://elearning-dnr.iowa.gov to renew your certification or to get your initial certification.
To take the education course online, applicators will need to register for an IowaID. This can be done by clicking on the E-Learning link above and following the prompts. Applicators can pay certification fees online or mail them to the DNR at Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Manure Applicator Certification, 502 E 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50319-0034.
Confinement Site Manure Applicator Certification will be held in 57 counties across Iowa. Find a complete list of locations here.


In this month's news update:

  • Stockpiling – A Winter Manure Management Option
  • Manure Applicator Certification Workshops Continue Through February
  • Understanding when the winter manure application rules apply to your farm
  • Manure Scoop
  • Field Operation Visualizer Development
  • Events

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