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2019 North American Manure Expo July 31-August 1st

By CPTPComm | 9:53 AM, 04/30/2019

The 2019 North American Manure Expo is scheduled for July 31 - August 1, 2019 in Fair Oaks, Indiana. The event will feature farm tours, agitation demonstrations, industry presentations and seminars, educational seminars field demonstrations on solid application, liquid application, and compust turners and much more.

Currently, event organizers are accepting abstracts its annual poster competition. The posters will be presented on Aug. 1 in Fair Oaks Farmhouse. Event organizers would like to highlight excellence in research and Extension on areas of manure and manure related new technologies and successful experiences, including, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Manure management and utilization (e.g., storage, testing, agronomic application, winter spreading, nutrient management, composting, anaerobic digestion, and other value-added utilization)
  • Potential impacts of manure on soil, air, water quality, and animal health & welfare;
  • Manure handling safety considerations (e.g., manure pit safety, gypsum bedding, manure transport, manure spills)

Posters by undergraduate and graduate students will enter into a competition. Three winning posters will be awarded cash prizes of $300, $200, and $100 and certificates. Undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and Extension educators and specialists are all welcome to submit poster abstracts by email to:roger392@msu.edu or neslihan@illinois.edu by June 15, 2019.