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.

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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