Getting the most value from your manure resource!

register for land application trainingJanuary 28 - February 27, 2020

Initial training and Recertification training

2020 Brochure

What Are Some of the Things I Will Learn

  • Regulations as they relate to manure
  • How to value and manage manure nitrogen
  • In-depth discussion of recordkeeping and reporting needs
  • Manure and soil sampling
  • Application equipment calibration
  • Determine risk of phosphorus loss using the 2012 Nebraska P-Index
  • Protecting Herd Health with Biosecurity

How Can I Attend

  • At a local county extension office (See brochure or list below for the counties hosting)
  • Contact Leslie Johnson (402-584-3818) before the workshop for assistance

Who Will Benefit from Attending?

  • All who are interested in livestock manure management are welcome to take the training.
  • Farm staff and advisors implementing farm's permit or nutrient plan are welcome and encouraged to attend. Consider making this workshop part of your staff's training.

When You Must Attend

  • Recently permitted operations that have not completed the initial Land Application Training should attend the all day program. Participants attending all day (approx. 6 hrs.) will receive NDEE Land Application Training certification.
  • Additional educational training is required every 5 years for permitted operations. If you are unsure of your certification status, contact Leslie Johnson (402-584-3818) or Blythe McAfee (402-471-4221). Farm representative attendance for recertification portion will fulfill NDEE Land Application recertification required every 5 years for permitted operations.
  • Crop farmers using manure, as well as farm staff and advisors implementing a livestock operation's permit or nutrient plan are welcome and encouraged to attend. Consider making this workshop part of your staff's training.

What Will it Cost

  • All Day: $60 per operation plus $15 per additional operation participant(s)
  • Recertification: $30 per participant
  • Fees will be due upon arrival at the location. Please do not send fees with your registration. Registration is required regardless of attendance location.

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Host Locations and Contacts

If you cannot attend at these locations, please contact Leslie Johnson to see if other arrangements can be made.

   Location Date/Time (local time) Address Contact
Ainsworth (Brown County)

Initial Training:
January 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Recertification Training:
January 28, 2020 @ TBD

Brown County Courthouse (DMV room)
148 W 4th Street
Ainsworth, NE 69210

Amy Timmerman
402-336-2760

  Lexington (Dawson County)

Initial Training:
January 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Recertification Training:
January 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Dawson County Extension Office
1002 Plum Creek Parkway
Lexington, NE 68850

Bruce Treffer
308-324-5501

or

Todd Whitney
308-995-4222

  West Point (Cuming County)

Initial Training:
January 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Recertification Training:
January 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

Cuming County Extension Office
200 S. Lincoln St.
West Point, NE 68788

Larry Howard
402-372-6006
  Geneva (Fillmore County)

Initial Training:
January 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Recertification Training:
January 30, 2020 @ TBD

Geneva Public Library
1043 G Street
Geneva, NE 68361

Mike Sindelar
402-762-3644

or

Brandy VanDeWalle
402-759-3712

Plainview (Pierce County)

Initial Training:
January 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Recertification Training:
January 31, 2020 @ TBD
Plainview Public Library
209 N Pine Street
Plainview, NE 68769

Leslie Johnson
402-584-3818

or

Ben Beckman
402-254-6821

Bridgeport (Morrill County)

Initial Training:
February 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Recertification Training:
February 3, 2020 @ TBD

Prairie Winds Community Center
428 N Main St
Bridgeport, Ne 69336

John Thomas
308-762-5616

Ord (Valley County)

Initial Training:
February 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Recertification Training:
February 5, 2020 @ TBD
Valley County Extension Office
801 S Street (fairgrounds)
Ord, NE 68862

Troy Ingram
308-754-5422

or

Steve Niemeyer
308-346-4200

  Columbus (Platte County) Initial Training:
February 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Platte County Extension Office
2715 13th Street
Columbus, NE 68602

Aaron Nygren
402-352-3821
  Columbus (Platte County)

Recertification Trainings:
February 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

and

February 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Pinnacle Bank
210 E 23rd Street
Columbus NE 68602

Aaron Nygren
402-352-3821
  McCook (Red Willow County)

Initial Training:
February 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Recertification Training:
February 7, 2020 @ TBD

Community Building
Red Willow County Fairgrounds
1412 W. 5th Street
McCook, NE 69001

Kat Caswell
308-345-3390

or

Todd Whitney
308-995-4222

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