Dry Manure Applicator Certification Workshops Offered in February 2023

Certification opportunity for those who apply dry/solid manure

November 18, 2022, 11:26 am | Rachel Kennedy, Daniel Andersen

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will offer manure applicator certification workshops for dry/solid manure operators on six different dates and locations in February. These workshops meet manure applicator certification requirements for both confinement site manure applicators and commercial manure applicators who primarily apply dry or solid manure.

Applying dry manure to a field.“The information in this workshop will benefit not only those needing certification, but anyone using dry or solid sources of manure as a nutrient resource,” said Dan Andersen, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering and extension agriculture engineering specialist at Iowa State, and coordinator of the manure applicator certification program.

The workshops are free to attend and open to all. Applicators will be required to submit certification forms and fees to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to meet manure applicator certification requirements.

Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins are allowed. Register for one of the workshops by calling the number listed with the selected site. All workshops begin at 1 p.m.

  • Feb. 8, Hamilton County, Kamrar Lions Community Building, Kamrar. Call 515-832-9597.
  • Feb. 9, Wright County, ISU Extension and Outreach office, Clarion. Call 515-532-3453.
  • Feb. 10, Adair County, Greenfield City Hall, Greenfield. Call 641-743-8412.
  • Feb. 14, Washington County, ISU Extension and Outreach office, Washington. Call 319-653-4811.
  • Feb. 15, Buena Vista County, ISU Extension and Outreach office, AEA Office, Storm Lake. Call 712-732-5056.
  • Feb. 16, Sioux County, ISU Extension and Outreach office, Orange City. Call 712-737-4230.
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