Iowa State University (ISU) has slated a number of manure-related events in August and September.
The Iowa Manure Digester Conference is Aug. 20 at the Sportsman Restaurant, Oelwein. The conference will provide tips on setting up a farm manure digester to generate electricity. For details, contact Dan Meyer, agricultural engineering field specialist, 563-425-3331.
Manure Application and Simulated Manure Spill Response Field Day is Aug. 22 at the ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm near Calumet. Find out more by calling Kris Kohl, agricultural engineering field specialist, at 712-732-5056 or logging onto http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/immag/infor/fd03aug22.html.
Manure application demonstrations will be given at Iowa Farm and Field Fest Aug. 26-28 at the Ziel Family Farm west of Ames. Contact Kapil Arora at 515-382-6551 or visit http://www.farmshows.com/Iowa/index.shtm .
Northeast Iowa Manure Application Field Day is the afternoon of Sept. 3 at the Bremer County Corn and Soybean Growers Plot. Contact ISU’s Angela Rieck-Hinz at 515-294-9590 or Darrin Siefkin, Bremer County extension director, at 319-882-4275.
Manure Application Field Day is Sept. 18 at the Iowa Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm near Doon. Contact Kris Kohl at 712-732-5056 or go to http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/immag/info/fd03sept18.html .