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Micro Manure Management webcast May 22

When discussing manure management and land application, we often focus on the big picture – tons, nutrient calculations, odors and size of storage. A webcast at 1:30 p.m. CDT May 22 will take a look at the smallest manure managers – microbes and soil mesofauna – and how the work they do can drive our farming systems.

Presenters are Nicole Schuster, University of Nebraska – Lincoln graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Science in agricultural and biological systems engineering; Michael DuPonte, a county Extension agent in livestock programs at the Mealani Research Field Station in Kamuela, Hawaii; and Mario E. de Haro-Martí, University of Idaho Gooding County Extension educator.

On the day of the webcast, go to to download the speaker’s PowerPoint presentations and connect to the virtual meeting room. First time viewers should also follow the steps at

Find out more about this webcast and future webcasts by visiting the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center.

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