One week until 2011 Manure Expo
July 14, 2011 by Manure Manager
July 13, 2011 – Just seven
days remain until the 2011 North American Manure Expo, being held July 20 at
Northeast Community College’s Agricultural Complex in Norfolk.
The expo is being hosted
by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and other land-grant colleges in
partnership with Nebraska custom manure applicators and businesses and the Iowa
Commercial Nutrient Applicators Association. It will include 53 vendors from
across North America demonstrating the latest technology in manure management.
One of the demonstrations
will be the application of feedlot manure below the soil surface using a manure
subsurfacer developed for poultry litter from the USDA-ARS in Arkansas.
It will also include antique
spreader demonstrations, which will give attendees perspective on how far the
industry has progressed with technology.
Those attending will be
able to compare 15 solid spreaders, 13 liquid equipment (towed hose
applicators, liquid tankers and sprinkler systems) and six GPS enabled
The expo is open from 7
a.m. – 6 p.m. There is no cost to attend.