Start Date

2-12-1999 12:00 AM

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Manure management is an important topic in Iowa. Recent legislation in Iowa has created a need to provide livestock and crop producers with continued educational programs regarding manure nutrient management. Federal strategy proposed by the USDA and EPA have reaffirmed the need for educational programs and provide an opportunity to lay groundwork for mandatory as well as voluntary nutrient management efforts. Iowa State University's (ISU) objective is to provide voluntary educational programs for manure nutrient management and train producers to meet the requirements of State laws. This will position producers to continue the educational process to meet Federal requirements.

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Dec 2nd, 12:00 AM

Manure Educational Programs in Iowa: Current Programs and Future Needs

Manure management is an important topic in Iowa. Recent legislation in Iowa has created a need to provide livestock and crop producers with continued educational programs regarding manure nutrient management. Federal strategy proposed by the USDA and EPA have reaffirmed the need for educational programs and provide an opportunity to lay groundwork for mandatory as well as voluntary nutrient management efforts. Iowa State University's (ISU) objective is to provide voluntary educational programs for manure nutrient management and train producers to meet the requirements of State laws. This will position producers to continue the educational process to meet Federal requirements.