Kansas State Livestock Manure Management Conference
October 27, 2008 by Kansas State University Extension
October 24, 2008, Manhatten, Kan.
– Among the myriad of challenges livestock producers face on a
day-to-day basis, there is at least one constant – the issue of manure
management, including capturing its full value.
October 24, 2008, Manhatten, Kan. – Among the myriad of challenges livestock producers face on a day-to-day basis, there is at least one constant – the issue of manure management, including capturing its full value.
To help livestock producers of all operation sizes address this challenge, Kansas State University and Kansas State’s Beef Cattle Institute will host a Livestock Manure Management Conference November 18 in Garden City, Kan.
The event starts with registration at 10 a.m. in the Kansas State Research and Extension Southwest Area Office at 4500 E. Mary St. The program will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Presentations and presenters will include:
- Feed ingredients influence diet nutrient level – Justin Waggoner, Kansas State southwest area beef systems specialist;
- Diet impacts nutrient excretion and land needs – Joel DeRouchey, Kansas State University Extension livestock specialist;
- Determining the economic value of manure – Mandy Fox, Kansas Livestock Association Environmental Services, Inc.;
- Composting and changes in value – Joe Harner, Kansas State University Extension specialist in biological and agricultural engineering;
- Legality of manure and crop nutrient removal – Terry Medley, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Livestock Waste Management chief; and
- Agronomics of manure and crop nutrient removal – Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz, Kansas State University soil fertility and nutrient management specialist.
A live webcast will be available for those who are not able to travel to Garden City. (Contact Chris Reinhardt for additional webcast information at 785-532-1672 or firstname.lastname@example.org.)
The advance registration fee of $15 includes lunch and is due by Nov. 11. The fee to participate in the webcast is $20 and to register at the door is $25.
More information about registration and the event itself is available at http://www.asi.ksu.edu/manure or by calling Justin Waggoner in the Kansas State Research and Extension Southwest Area office at 620-275-9164.