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2017 Midwest Manure Summit

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2017 Summit

The 2017 Midwest Manure Summit will be held February 22nd and 23rd
at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, WI.



9:00 am — Registration and Refreshments

10:00 am — Welcome and Introductions

10:15 am — Manure Processing Technologies
– Dr. Troy Runge, University of Wisconsin-Madison

11:00 am — UW-Oshkosh Digesters – Keys to Success
– Brian Langolf, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

11:45 am — How Dairy Cattle Feed Efficiency Impacts Manure Nutrients
– Dr. Randy Shaver, University of Wisconsin-Madison

12:15 pm — Lunch

1:15 pm — Considerations for the Use of Manure Irrigation Practices
– Dr. Becky Larson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2:00 pm — Assessment of Human Health Risk Due to Airborne Pathogens During Spray Irrigation of Dairy Manure
– Dr. Tucker Burch, United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service

2:45 pm — Break

3:15 pm — Dairy Manure and Human Wastewater Contamination in the Dolomite Aquifer in Northeastern Wisconsin
– Dr. Mark Borchardt, United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service

4:00 pm — Competing Priorities. Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture in a Time of Increasing Antibiotic Resistance
– Dr. Katharine Knowlton, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

5:00-7:00 pm — Social hour & Cash bar


8:00 am — Breakfast and Networking

9:00 am — Manure Economics and Application Decisions – Where are We Headed?
– Dr. Daniel Anderson, Iowa State University

9:45 am — Hydrogen Sulfide: Connecting the Dots From Cattle to Manure to People
– Liz Binversie, University of Wisconsin-Extension

10:15 am — Break

10:45 am — Knock Me Over! Manure Gas and Safe Practices with Gypsum Bedded Dairies
– Dr. Eileen Fabian, Pennsylvania State University

11:30 am — Proactively Preventing Manure Spills: Common Causes and Recent Trends
– Kevin Erb, University of Wisconsin-Extension

12:15 pm — Lunch

1:15 pm — Manure Safety – 2016 Learning Lessons
– Cheryl Skjolaas, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2:00 pm — Manure Safety Panel Discussion
– Mary Bauer, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
– Matt Komro, Komro Sales & Services, Inc.
– Cheryl Skjolaas, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3:00 pm — Adjourn

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time: 9:45AM
End Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017 9:45AM
Format: In-person
Location: 2040 Airport Drive
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313
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Cost: 300.00
Partners: none
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
CEUs Available: none
For: none
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