Workshop – Using Hog Manure on Forages

Mar 07, 2007

March 7, 2007 – Friedensfeld Hall
BMP’s for Managing Manure on Forage Land:
(Results from U of M LaBroquerie Project)
                    
                                                                                                     
Agenda:
9:30 Registration and coffee
10:00 Welcome – Don Flaten, Soil Science, University of Manitoba 
10:20 Using manure to improve forage and cattle performance – Kim Ominski, Animal Science, U of M
11:00 Nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics in soil and water – Mario Tenuta, Soil Science, U of M
11:40 Pathogens in a pasture system – Rick Holley, Food Science, U of M
12:00 Pathogens and water quality – Denis Krause, Animal Science, U of M
12:20 Lunch Break
 1:20 A look at greenhouse gases in a forage system – Mario Tenuta/Kim Ominski
 1:40 Energy requirements and energy efficiency when using hog manure on forage land – Matt Wiens, Plant Science, U of M
 2:10 The dollars and sense of forage-based manure management systems – Derek Brewin, Agricultural Economics, U of M and Suren Kulshreshtha, Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan
 2:30 Putting is all together…where do we go from here?
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 3:00 Depart for home
Please pre-register by Thursday, March 1st, 2007, by calling one of the MAFRI offices listed: St. Pierre at (204) 439-7749, Steinbach at (204) 346-6080 or Vita at (204) 425-5050. The registration fee is $5 per person until March 1, 2007 and $15 per person after. Lunch and refreshments included with registration.