Nutrient Management Meeting Wish List

Lora Berg 1, Editor

January 15, 2013

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Nutrient Management Meeting Wish List
<p> One way to pick up new tips and network with other nutrient management professionals is through attending one (or more) of the many meetings taking place across the country in early 2013.</p>

Don’t you wish you could learn all there is to know about nutrient management? One way to pick up new tips and network with other nutrient management professionals is through attending one (or more) of the many meetings taking place across the country in early 2013. If you are working on planning your travel schedule, here is a nutrient management meeting “wish list” to get you started. If there is a meeting happening in your area that is not on our list, send the meeting information to [email protected] so we can add it to our calendar!

Jan. 8 – Mar. 6, 2013: University of Illinois Certified Livestock Manager Training Workshops. Workshops will be held statewide in Illinois from January through early March. View the list of sites, find schedules and registration information at .

Jan. 10-Feb. 25, 2013: Iowa State University Manure Applicator Workshops,held throughout Iowa. Visit for locations and times.

Jan. 21-23, 2013: Professional Nutrient Applicators of Wisconsin Symposium & Annual Meeting,Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI. Download program and registration details at

Jan. 24, 2013: Iowa Pork Congress Confinement Site Applicator Workshop, held from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. Learn more at

Feb. 5-6, 2013: University of Missouri (MU) Advanced Nutrient Management Planning Course, Bradford Technology Transfer Center on the MU Bradford Research and Extension Center east of Columbia, MO. Early registration by Jan. 29 $200, late registration $230. Learn more at

Feb. 19, 2013: Nutrient, Soil and Water Management Conference, Bigwood Event Center, Fergus Falls, MN. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture invites farmers and other agricultural professionals to hear about the latest research and techniques in nutrient, soil and water management at a free conference. Learn more at

Feb. 26-27, 2013: Midwest Manure Summit,Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Green Bay, WI. The Midwest Manure Summit is a two-day conference focused on manure processing and handling. Learn more at

Mar. 12-14, 2013: International Symposium on Agricultural and Agroindustrial WasteManagement, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Learn more at

Apr. 1-5, 2013: Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions Conference, Grant Hyatt Hotel, Denver, CO.  The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center of eXtension is hosting a national conference focused on integrating research, education and Extension efforts related to managing environmental impacts of livestock and poultry production. Learn more at

June 10-12, 2013: AgSTAR National Conference & Exhibition,Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, IN. Focused on anaerobic digestion and biogas recovery. Learn more at

About the Author(s)

Lora Berg 1

Editor, National Hog Farmer

Lora is the editor of National Hog Farmer. She joined the National Hog Farmer editorial team in 1993, served as associate editor, managing editor, contributing editor, and digital editor before being named to the editor position in 2013. She has written and produced electronic newsletters for Farm Industry News, Hay & Forage Grower and BEEF magazines. She was also the founding editor of the Nutrient Management e-newsletter.

Lora grew up on a purebred Berkshire operation in southeastern South Dakota and promoted pork both as the state’s Pork Industry Queen and as an intern with the South Dakota Pork Producers Council. Lora earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from South Dakota State University in agricultural journalism and mass communications. She has served as communications specialist for the National Live Stock and Meat Board and as director of communications for the University of Minnesota College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences. During her career, Lora earned the Story of the Year award from the American Agricultural Editors’ Association and bronze award at the national level in the American Society of Business Publication Editors’ competition. She is passionate about providing information to support National Hog Farmer's pork producer readers through 29 electronic newsletter issues per month, the monthly magazine and website.

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