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IA dry manure applicator workshops offered


January 24, 2011
By Iowa State University Extension

manurepileJanuary 14, 2011, Ames, IA
– Iowa State University Extension will offer manure applicator certification
workshops for dry manure operators on seven different dates and locations in
February.

January 14, 2011, Ames, IA
Iowa State University Extension will offer manure applicator certification
workshops for dry manure operators on seven different dates and locations in
February.

The certification workshop
is for both confinement site manure applicators and commercial manure
applicators who primarily apply dry or solid manure.

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“The information in this
workshop will benefit not only those needing certification, but anyone using
dry or solid sources of manure,” said Angie Rieck-Hinz, coordinator of the
Manure Applicator Certification Program.

Workshop topics will
include land application rules, new rules, stockpiling requirements, a quick
review of winter application laws and manure nitrogen issues. The workshops are
free to attend and open to all. Applicators will be required to submit
certification forms and fees to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to
meet manure applicator certification requirements.

Each workshop will begin
at 1 p.m. Please register for one of the workshops by calling the number listed
with the selected site. Workshop locations and dates are:

  • Feb. 2, Branding Iron
    Restaurant, Thompson. Call 641-584-2261 to register.
  • Feb. 10, Greenfield
    Chamber of Commerce meeting room, Greenfield. Call 641-743-8412 to register.
  • Feb. 16, Sioux County
    Extension Office, Orange City. Call 712-737-4230 to register.
  • Feb. 17, Ellsworth Public
    Library, Ellsworth. Call 515-832-9597 to register.
  • Feb. 18, Heartland Museum,
    Clarion. Call 515-532-3453 to register.
  • Feb. 22, Washington County
    Extension Office, Washington. Call 319-653-4811 to register.
  • Feb. 24, Buena Vista
    County Extension Office, Storm Lake. Call 712-732-5056 to register.


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