Ohio's annual Manure Science Review, featuring new and better ways to manage farm manure and wastewater, will take place on Aug. 16.
Morning presentations and afternoon field demonstrations will be take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Winner Family Farm near DeGraff, OH. New technologies and alternative manure-handling methods are among the topics to be addressed.
The Manure Science Review is organized with educational opportunities that emphasize reducing both runoff risk and nutrient loss. Of note are sessions pertaining to separating dairy solids and using those solids as alternative bedding for cattle.
The Winner Family Farm is located at 4317 State Route 47 West, near DeGraff in Logan County.
Register by Aug. 8 for $30; after Aug. 8, the fee is $35. Registrations will be accepted at the door. Members of the Midwest Professional Nutrient Applicators Association receive a $5 discount. A continental breakfast, lunch and all materials are included in the registration fee.
Download the registration form at go.osu.edu/Dy4, or call 330-202-3533 to have a copy mailed to you. Included with the registration form are the day's schedule, directions, and a full list of topics and speakers.
The event is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio Livestock Coalition, Ohio's Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Ohio Department of Agriculture, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Ohio Department of Natural Resources.