Integrated Crop Management

2003 Manure Field Days, Demonstrations, and Workshops

Manure management field days, demonstrations, and workshops provide many opportunities for producers, service providers, and agency staff to learn more about manure handling and storage, land application, equipment calibration, manure for crop production, potential impacts on water quality, residue management, and cost-share opportunities for nutrient management. If you have questions, please contact the person at the number listed in the table. For a complete list of field days and workshops, including links to more information, locations, and registration for events, visit the Iowa Manure Management Action Group events page [1].

Date Time Location Demonstration/Workshop Contact

August 20, 2003 9 a.m. Sportsman Restaurant, Oelwein Manure Digester Workshop Registration required. Dan Meyer, USI Ag Engineer, (563) 425-3331
August 22, 2003 10 a.m. ISU Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Calumet Manure Application Field Day in the morning. Simulated Manure Spill Response Field Day in the afternoon. Kris Kohl, Iowa State University Ag Engineer, (712) 732-5056
August 26, 27 & 28 2003 in conjunction with Iowa Farm & Field Fest 10:30 a.m. T-W-Th, 2 p.m. T-W Farm Fest site east of Boone, IA on Hwy 30 Manure Application and Kapil Arora, Iowa State University Ag Engineer, (515) 382-6551
September 3, 2003 1-4 p.m. Bremer County Corn and Soybean Growers Plat -- Junction of Hwy 63 and 188 Manure Application and Calibratoin Demonstration. Speakers will discuss residue management, cost-share opportunities ofr manure management, and water quality issues. Darrin Siefkin, Bremer County Extension Director (319) 882-4275 or Angie Rieck-Hinz (515) 294-9590.
September 18, 2003 1 p.m. ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm near Doon, IA Manure Application and Calibration Field Day Kris Kohl, Iowa State University Ag Engineer, (712) 732-5056

This article originally appeared on page 141 of the IC-490(19) -- August 4, 2003 issue.

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