Many areas in the U.S. are looking for new ways to address poor water quality contributed in part by agricultural runoff. Application of manure during inopportune times can lead to runoff from fields and pollution of adjacent waterways. In order to help farmers identify times of low and high risk for manure application, various States are coming up with tools to help farmers make better decisions. These tools are visual, easy to use, and provide a first line of defense against poor application timing. This webcast will highlight three states working on unique and innovative ways to help farmers reduce the risk associated with manure application. Come and learn how these tools are working in the real-world and how you can adopt them to protect water quality in your State or on your farm. More...
An application for continuing education credit for Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs) and members of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) has been submitted.
- Nicole Embertson, Whatcom Conservation District and Washington State University
- Kevan Klingberg, University of Wisconsin Discovery Farms
- Sara Walling, Wisconsin Dept of Agriculture
- Peter Kleinman and Anthony Buda, USDA-ARS
Find out more about the upcoming presentations in the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Webcast Series.