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North American Manure Expo Poster Competition

May 3 - June 15

The 2019 North American Manure Expo is now accepting abstracts its annual poster competition. The posters will be presented on Aug. 1 in Fair Oaks Farmhouse.
Event organizers would like to highlight excellence in research and Extension on areas of manure and manure related new technologies and successful experiences, including, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Manure management and utilization (e.g., storage, testing, agronomic application, winter spreading, nutrient management, composting, anaerobic digestion, and other value-added utilization);
  • Potential impacts of manure on soil, air, water quality, and animal health & welfare;
  • Manure handling safety considerations (e.g., manure pit safety, gypsum bedding, manure transport, manure spills).

Three types of poster abstracts will be accepted:

  • Scientific posters that outline either experimental research results or systematic literature review. These posters should contain Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, and Conclusions;
  • Extension posters that present applied technologies, methods of Extension, successful stories, emerging issues, etc.;
  • Promotional posters that introduce institutions, organizations, programs, on-going projects, etc., but they should be non-commercial.

Posters by undergraduate and graduate students will enter into a competition. Three winning posters will be awarded cash prizes of $300, $200, and $100 and certificates.

Deadline: June 15, 2019