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2022 webinar series: Manure Mondays



After a successful summer, the dynamic online manure learning continues!

Together, Manure Manager and OMAFRA bring you a series of “Manure Mondays,” featuring webinars to help you stay at the top of your game with your manure application and management practices. You’ll hear from leading experts on all things related to manure management.

Click here to register for free to attend the upcoming webinars.

Questions about submitting CCA-CEU’s for Manure Mondays? Email Christine.Brown1@ontario.ca

View the 2021 Manure Mondays webinars here.

January

Jan 3, 2022 – 2pm ET – Composting Bedded Pack Barns

Speakers: Christoph Wand (OMAFRA) and farm panel (TBD)

An alternative management system that maximizes cow comfort while potentially reducing manure storage and handling costs

Jan 10, 2022 – 2pm ET – Featuring Modifications to Purchased Equipment to enhance performance

Speakers: Ontario Professional Ag Contractors Assoc (OPACA) – Bill Tenhove, Larry Bearinger, + TBD

Discover the innovations custom manure applicators have made to purchased equipment to make the job easier and more efficient. (this session was originally presented at 2021 Manure Expo, but panelists will be available to answer questions)

Jan 17, 2022 – 2pm ET – Compaction: the Problem

Speakers: Ian McDonald and Alex Barrie (OMAFRA)

Manure application doesn’t wait for perfect soil conditions. Measuring soil compaction at 6, 12, and 20-inch depth from manure equipment. What have we learned from measurements taken during the Manure Expo demo?

Jan 24, 2022 – 2pm ET – Compaction: Finding Solutions

Speakers: Ian McDonald, Alex Barrie (OMAFRA), Margaret May (OSCIA), Erick Brubacher (OK Tire), Kevin Barnim (Treadright), Jake Kraayenbrink (AgriBrink)

Manure application doesn’t wait for perfect soil conditions. A panel discussion covers the various management practices including tire technology to help limit the damage from compaction. (this session is a condensed version of what was originally presented at 2021 Manure Expo. Panel members will be available to answer questions)

Jan 31, 2022 – 2pm ET – Preventing Compaction

Speakers: OMAFRA Soil team and guests (TBD)

It is easier to prevent compaction than to fix compaction. How can crop rotation, the use of cover crops, controlled traffic and other management practices help to prevent compaction?

February

Feb 7, 2022 – 2pm ET- On-the-Go Tracking of Applied Nutrients

Speakers: Julia Romaginoli (John Deere Canada), Frank Weber (Intelligent Solutions- John Deere Germany), Rebecca Larson (U of Wisconsin)

Tracking and adjusting nutrients applied with manure can lead to more uniform application and save money from commercial fertilizer. How do manure sensors work and how well do they compare to lab analysis for available nutrients? (this session was originally presented at 2021 Manure Expo, but Julia and Rebecca will be available to answer questions)

Feb 14, 2022 – 2pm ET – Determining the real cost of handling manure

Speakers: John Molenhuis (OMAFRA), A Guntensperger (Ontario), Rick Martens (Minnesota), Dan Brick (Wisconsin)

When to hire a custom applicator (liquid and solid manure) (this session was originally presented at 2021 Manure Expo. Panel members will be available to answer questions)

Feb 21, 2022 – 2pm ET- Nutrient Management Tools

Speakers: Dale McComb (OMAFRA) and other TBD

(AgriSuite, Manure-tracker, Weather-tracker, Nutrient management record keeping tools etc)

Feb 28, 2022 – 2pm ET – Maximizing growing season and in-crop manure application using drag hose systems

Speakers: Glen Arnold (Ohio State U), Larry Bearinger (Ontario Custom Applicator)

What are the advantages and challenges of applying manure into standing corn? How can drag hose efficiency be improved with innovative modifications to cover more acres with less overlap? (this session was originally presented at 2021 Manure Expo, but Glen and Larry will be available to answer questions)

March

Mar 7, 2022 – 2pm ET – Safe Travels

Speakers: Cheryl Skholaas (U of Wisconsin), Walter Grose (Wellington Farm Safety Association)

From agitation to application in the field, what you need to know about transporting manure safely this session was originally presented at 2021 Manure Expo, but Cheryl and Walter will be available to answer questions)

Mar 14, 2022 – 2pm ET- Manure Additives

Speakers: LPELC person, Andreas Gerwin or alternate (SyreN) (to be confirmed)

Opportunities with additives for managing odours, crusting, high pH, and other issues

Mar 21, 2022 – 2pm ET – Black Gold – Maximizing Manure Nutrient Utilization

Speakers: John Lauzon (U of Guelph)

Boost the value of manure by maximizing nutrient availability and minimizing environmental losses with liquid and solid manures safely (this session was originally presented at 2021 Manure Expo, but John will be available to answer questions)


Click here to register for free to attend the upcoming webinars.

Questions about submitting CCA-CEU’s for Manure Mondays? Email Christine.Brown1@ontario.ca