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N.A. manure expo to be in Wisconsin


Jul. 26, 2012 -If you are interested in the latest equipment and technology for professional manure management, plan to attend the 2012 North American Manure Expo on August 22, 2012. Wisconsin hosts the Expo this year and it will be held at the USDA-Dairy Forage Research Center farm located just north of Prairie du Sac on State Highway 78.

The 2012 North American Manure Expo will feature field demonstrations, hands-on product and safety education, educational sessions, exhibitor booths, and commercial vendor displays. There is no cost to attend the Expo. This is the 10th Manure Expo. The Expo started in Wisconsin and has also been previously held in Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Nebraska.

Demonstrations, exhibitors, educational sessions, and sponsorships are being finalized. Visit the website http://www.manureexpo.com for the latest information on all the activities associated with this year’s Expo.

The North American Manure Expo is presented by the Professional Nutrient Applicators Association of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Extension Nutrient Management Team, USDA-Dairy Forage Research Center and is supported in part by a consortium of land grant universities and conservation agencies from across the United States.

For more information about the 2012 North American Manure Expo, please contact Ted Bay, Grant County Crops & Farm Management Agent, University of Wisconsin-Extension, 608-723-2125 or at ted.bay@ces.uwex.edu.