Tools for Improving Manure Management Workshop offered March 4
March 1, 2010
LINCOLN, Neb. – A March 4 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Comprehensive Nutrient Management Planning team workshop on “Tools for Improving Manure Management” will be at the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The workshop will help those that assist livestock producers put to use several manure management planning software, said Leslie Johnson, UNL CNMP coordinator. The one-day class targets those who work closely with livestock operations, and their nutrient management plans.
The computer tools include the Feedlot Nutrient Management Program, the Nebraska Odor Footprint tool and the Purdue Manure Management Planner. It also will include research updates and an update on recent regulation changes. An application for Certified Crop Adviser credits has been submitted.
For additional information, contact Johnson at (402) 584-3818, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited to 35 participants. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling Johnson. The registration fee is $75 per participant. The use of a computer with Microsoft Excel is necessary; please bring your laptop as there will only be a few extra computers. Participants will receive a CD with the software tools upon arrival.
For additional information and other resources for managing manure nutrients, visit the Web at http://water.unl.edu/manure.