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Commercial Manure Applicators can Recertify at the 2011 Agribusiness Showcase & Conference

Commercial Manure Applicators can Recertify at the 2011 Agribusiness Showcase & Conference

The Agribusiness Showcase and Conference offers educational opportunities for everyone in agriculture while showcasing industry innovation and technology through featured speakers, presentations, and exhibitors.  The showcase and conference is about giving agribusiness as a whole, vendors, and attendees the opportunity to explore the innovative tools they need to grow their business, now and into the future. Nationally recognized speakers...

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Commercial Manure Applicator Certification Training Opportunity

Written by: AngieRieck-Hinz, Iowa State University Iowa State University Extension, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be hosting a statewide re-show of the 2009 Commercial Manure Applicator training program on August 19, 2009 from 9 a.m. to noon. This web- cast program will be the same training program that was offered in January 2009 and the training will meet the 3 hour re- quirement for the 2009 manure...

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The Upper Midwest Manure Handling Expo

The Upper Midwest Manure Handling Expo, held on Wednesday at the Central Iowa Expo Site near Boone, Iowa, went off without a hitch. People from around the country joined the 57 exhibitors in central Iowa for a day filled with educational seminars, field demonstrations and exhibitor displays. Approximately 1,000 people were in attendance for the Manure Expo including individuals from at least 14 US states and six Canadian Provinces. A...

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Water Quality and Livestock Issues Dominate January EPC Meeting

Rules for animal feeding operations, septic systems and the reclassification of Iowa streams based on their attainable were top- ics of discussion at the January 13th meeting of the Environmental Protection Commission in Urbandale. Commissioners were asked to initiate a rule proposal that would limit manure application on frozen or snow-covered ground to the times and places it is least likely to cause water quality problems. The rule...

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Sign-up for Updates from the Iowa Manure Management Action Group

The monthly IMMAG Update and the Odor and Nutrient Management Newsletter have moved to the iContacts dis- tribution system. In order to receive these informative updates you must go to http://www.agronext.iastate.edu/ immag/subscriptions.html and complete the on-line form. For more information contact Extension Program Special- ist, Angie Rieck-Hinz, at 515.294.9590.

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