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ISU Dairy Farm to host in-season manure application field day


May 19, 2022  by Bree Rody

The Iowa State University (ISU) Dairy Farm will host its in-season manure application field day on June 14. The field way will be put on by ISU researchers along with industry partners and demonstrate in-season manure and nutrient management strategies.

The event is directed at commercial and confinement manure applicators, agency staff involved in manure management, manure planners and consultants, watershed coordinators and more.

The field day will demonstrate technology including Agrometer SDS 8000, which enables manure application up to three feet corn plant height. Besides demonstration, discussions will be held on the topics of in-season manure application strategy, corn plant nutrient needs and supply, economics of in-season manure application and more. The day will run from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Registration is required, and registration before June 10 is recommended in order to secure a private lunch. To register, email mvandb@iastate.edu.

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