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By cptp | 9:45 AM, 12/10/2014

Seven Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) Annual Updates will be held throughout February 2015 in Wisconsin. This annual update meeting is for Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permitted CAFO owners and managers, nutrient management plan writers and engineers.

Dates, locations and local coordinators are noted below. Click on the highlighted link for the registration flyer or contact the local coordinator for more info:

Feb 2: Jefferson UWEX office – LaVerne Georgson at 920-674-7295

Feb 3: Green Bay - Tundra Lodge - Joan Laehn at Laehn_jm@co.brown.wi.us

Feb 4: New London - Crystal Ballroom - Joan Laehn at Laehn_jm@co.brown.wi.us

Feb 6: Dodgeville - UWEX – Gene Schriefer at 608-930-9850

Feb 10: Fond du Lac - UW Fond du Lac - Joan Laehn at Laehn_jm@co.brown.wi.us

Feb 11: Marshfield - UW Ag Research Station-South – Richard Halopka at 715-743-5121

Feb 12: Rice Lake - WITC Conference Center – email Tim Jergenson at tim.jergenson@uwex.edu.

Topics covered during the one-day, 9:00AM to 3:30PM session include ways to: better implement nutrient management plans and ways improve communication between plan writers, permit holders and WDNR.

Continuing Education Unit (CEUs) credits for CCAs will be applied for.

Register at least a week before the meeting and pay $30. After that, the registration fee is $45.

Those who will find this course of interest are currently exploring further concepts in conservation engineering, conservation planning, environmental management systems and record keeping, farmstead and resource assessment, livestock systems, nutrient management, regulations, policies and updates, software apps and online tools.