Contact the Manure Team

Leslie Johnson
Animal Manure Management Extension Educator
57905 866 RD
Concord, NE 68728

Manure Leadership Team

NameLocationPhone NumberArea of Expertise
Javed Iqbal Agronomy and Horticulture 402-472-1432 Nutrient Management & Water Quality
Leslie Johnson Haskell Ag Lab 402-584-3818 Website / Software issues / Record keeping and Regulations / Calibration
Amy Schmidt Biological Systems Engineering 402-472-0877 Responsible Manure Management / Manure Handling and Application / Contaminant Fate and Transport / Mortality Management
Todd Whitney Phelps County 308-995-4222 Soil Improvement / Manure Management / Soil Microbial Research

Manure Team Partners

NameLocationPhone NumberArea of Expertise
Dave Boxler West Central Research, Extension and Education Center 308-696-6721 Entomology (insects)
Alfredo DiCostanzo Cuming County 402-372-6006
Renee Hancock NRCS – Lincoln 402-437-4064 State Water Quality Specialist & TSP Coordinator
Bijesh Maharjan Panhandle Research and Extension Center 308-632-1372 Char, Biochar / Long-term Manure Research / Soil and Nutrient Management
Aaron Nygren Saunders County 402-624-8030 Cropping Systems / Nutrient Management
Wayne Ohnesorg Madison County 402-370-4044
Crystal Powers Nebraska Water Center 402-472-9549 Water Quality / Nitrates
Jenny Rees York County 402-762-3644 Cropping Systems
Sarah Sivits Dawson County 308-324-5501
Rick Stowell Biological Systems Engineering 402-472-3912 Odor and Air Quality
James Sueper, P.E. NRCS - Norfolk Field Office 402-371-5350 Manure Handling and Storage; Vegetative Treatment Areas, Animal Mortality Facilities, Composting Mortalities
John Thomas Box Butte County 308-762-5616 Cropping systems/ Entomology
Amy Timmerman Holt County 402-336-2760
Lindsey Turner-Roark Dept. of Environment and Energy 402-471-4239 Regulations
Troy Walz Custer County 308-872-6831 Beef Systems – Cow/Calf

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