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Workshop on phosphorus Feb. 17 in MN


February 10, 2015, Winona, MN – University of Minnesota Extension is presenting a workshop on managing phosphorus in livestock manure at the Wilson Fire Hall, 29660 County Road 12, in Winona on Feb. 17.

At this workshop, experts will be presenting management strategies available to land-limited Minnesota dairy farms and beef feedlots to prevent excessive build-up of soil phosphorus while maintaining a profitable livestock enterprise. Examples will be dairy farms and beef feedlots; however, any livestock enterprise or person working with livestock farmers would benefit from this workshop.

In addition, Jim Paulson, Regional Dairy Extension Educator, will present on how livestock producers can use cover crops in their operations.

Registration is at 10 a.m. The workshop begins at 10:30 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m. There is no admission fee. Refreshments and meal will be provided. Pre-registration is requested, but not required. For registration or further information please call the Winona County Extension Office at 507-457-6440, or e-mail over0128@umn.edu.