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Land Use and Management Practices to Enhance Water Quality Workshop
June 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - June 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
A Training for Extension Professionals, Educators and Technical Service Providers to conduct programs and course work on nutrient and manure management and land use within riparian ecosystems is being hosted by the NDSU Extension Service at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota June 28-29, 2016.
The training will include both classroom and field components focused on 1) land use of riparian ecosystems and 2) manure and nutrient management. Topic covered in the land use of riparian ecosystems portion of the workshop include: influence of land conversion on water quality, how streams work, and management practices to enhance watershed health and water quality. Topic covered in the manure and nutrient management portion of the workshop include: composting manure and mortalities, manure value and brokering, proper manure application techniques, and liquid manure management.
Participants will develop technical skills and knowledge that will enhance their ability to develop innovative solutions for the management of livestock and the enhancement of water quality. Upon completion of the in-service participants will be supplied with curriculum on the topics covered to utilize in extension programs and courses.
Please bring appropriate field attire including waders, hip boots, or water shoes.
There is no registration fee to attend the workshop; however, attendees are asked to pre-register by June 15, 2016. To pre-register or request additional information contact Miranda Meehan at firstname.lastname@example.org (phone 701-231-7683) or Mary Berg at email@example.com (phone 701-652-2951).
Miranda Meehan, Ph.D.
Ext. Livestock Environmental Stewardship Specialist
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY