Livestock and Poultry Expansion Webinars

Livestock and Poultry Expansion Webinars

Opportunities for livestock & poultry growth in Nebraska

Monday, June 27, 2016

Willow Holoubek, AFAN

Top Ten Questions to Ask When Siting New Poultry Barns

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Josh Payne, Oklahoma State University and Susan Watkins, University of Arkansas

Regulations specific to new facilities

Monday, July 11, 2016

NDEQ regulations/County Zoning – Amy Schmidt (20 min)
Water access requirements – Aaron Nygren (10 min) possibly with NRD representative

Minimizing Water Risks

Friday, July 22, 2016

Overview of water quality risks – Aaron Mittelstet

Land requirement for nutrient utilization – Rick Koelsch

Siting litter stockpiles – Amy Schmidt

Siting facilities for biosecurity

Monday, July 25, 2016

Biosecurity considerations – Sheila Purdum

Planning for normal and catastrophic mortality – Renee Hancock

Archived Questions and Answers

Minimizing Air/Nuisance Risks

Monday, August 1

Facility siting for odor – Rick Stowell

Insect management – David Boxler

Suggested map resources for review of a location – Rick Koelsch

Building Public Trust in New Livestock Production

Regulatory expectations vs. voluntary actions – Rick Stowell

Guiding a positive farmer and community discussion – Jenny Rees

Questions and Answers

Farm Visit - Applying Siting Principles

Tuesday, August 30, 1 to 3 pm)

Bill Bevans poultry operation located at 7900 N 148th St, Waverly, NE.


Purpose: Site visit of possible poultry barn. Discussion among farmer/educators/specialists about strengths and weaknesses of site. Apply previous information to this and alternative locations open to farmer.

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