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
Alfredo DiCostanzo Cuming County 402-372-6006
Todd Whitney Phelps County 308-995-4222 Soil Improvement / Manure Management / Soil Microbial Research

Manure Team Partners

NameLocationPhone NumberArea of Expertise
Jeff Bradshaw Panhandle Research and Extension Center 308-632-1230 Entomology (Insects)
Renee Hancock NRCS – Lincoln 402-437-4064 State Water Quality Specialist & TSP Coordinator
Lindsey Roark Dept. of Environment and Energy 402-471-4239 Regulations
Bijesh Mahrjan 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
Crystal Powers Nebraska Water Center 402-472-9549 Water Quality / Nitrates
Jenny Rees York County 402-762-3644 Cropping Systems
Rick Stowell Biological Systems Engineering 402-472-3912 Odor and Air Quality
Troy Walz Custer County 308-872-6831 Beef Systems – Cow/Calf
Brad Schick Boone and Nance Counties 308-536-2691 Beef Systems / Range and Forage Management, Silage, Cover Crops, Crop Residues, and Soil Nutrient Movement

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