West Point location postponed to February 27. Wilber location cancelled.Getting the most value from your manure resource!

register for land application trainingFebruary 5-27, 2019

Initial training and Recertification training

2019 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 NDEQ 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 Ken Lamb (402-471-4233). Farm representative attendance for the first 2 hours of the morning session only will fulfill NDEQ Land Application recertification required every 5 years for permitted operations.
  • 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.

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
Alliance (Box Butte County) February 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Box Butte County Extension Office
415 Black Hills Avenue
Alliance, NE 69301

John Thomas
308-762-5616
O'Neill (Holt County) February 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Holt County Extension Office
128 North 6th - Suite 100
O'Neill, NE 68763

Amy Timmerman
402-336-2760
  Curtis (Frontier County) February 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am

NCTA
Building/Room TBD
Curtis, NE 69025

Todd Whitney
308-995-4222
  West Point (Cuming County) February 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Nielsen Center
200 Anna Stalp Ave
West Point, NE 68788

Larry Howard
402-372-6006
  Lexington (Dawson County) February 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am

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

Bruce Treffer
308-324-5501

or

Todd Whitney
308-995-4222

  Columbus (Platte County) February 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am

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

Aaron Nygren
402-352-3821
York (York County) February 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am York County 4-H Building
2345 Nebraska Avenue
York, NE 68467
Jenny Rees
402-362-5508

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