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Register now for 2017 Midwest Manure Summit

The University of Wisconsin Extension is hosting the 2017 Midwest Manure Summit, Feb. 22 and 23, 2017, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, WI.

2017 nutrient management calendars available

This easy-to-use record keeping calendar for livestock operations that keeps track of manure related records is available to all livestock producers.

Manure, soil health roundtables being held

The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center has partnered with the Manure & Soil Health team to present four roundtables aimed at improving knowledge and understanding about the role of manure in soil health.
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Beef Slats

Beef production on slats

Forget about cleaning cattle pens. An Ohio feedlot owner has taken the approach of housing his herd in a well-ventilated barn on slatted concrete floors. Manure collects in pits below the cattle pens, with the partially enclosed barn offering the cattle shelter from the elements.

Rom Hastings – co-owner of Hastings Farms General Partnership, along with his wife, Jodi, and son, Cody – says he doesn’t need to clean the barn except to pump out the collection pits below the concrete slatted floor once a year. The movement of the cattle within the pens propels the manure through the slats.
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Professional Nutrient Applicators Association of Wisconsin Annual Conference

Jan. 23-25, 2017
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
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Iowa Pork Congress

Jan. 25-26, 2017
Location: Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA
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Value of Biogas West

Jan. 27-28, 2017
Location: Tradex, Abbotsford, BC
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