Source: Livestock & Poultry Environmental Learning Center
An eight-year study of manure in crop rotations that include root crops (sugar beets and potatoes) is taking a very comprehensive look at manure use. Researchers are studying everything from yields, soil health, characteristics of the harvested crop, nutrient leaching, and much more.
A webinar (Click to download more information) taking place at 1:30 p.m. (Central) Nov. 17 will look at the results to date and what is being learned about repeated manure application in relation to the value of food crops and environmental impacts.
Click here to register for the webinar that will last for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Presenters for this webinar include:
• April Leytem, USDA-ARS, Kimberly, Idaho
• Amber Moore, Oregon State University
• Joe Harrison, Washington State University
Handouts in PDF format will be available the day of the webinar at the live webcast information page.
An application for continuing education credit for Certified Crop Advisors and members of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists will be submitted.
Click on these links to find out more about this webinar or future webinars by the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center.