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Manure application training in IA begins in January


December 30, 2013, Des Moines, IA – Iowa livestock confinement and commercial manure applicators should start to plan now for taking their required training to renew their certificates.

Jeff Prier at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says testing will begin early next month. “It starts in January and it runs through February for most of the confinement applicators,” Prier says. “The commercial guys, there’s basically two days that they can get video or live training. It’s a three-hour class that the commercial guys sit through and it’s a two-hour class that the confinement people sit through.” READ MORE