Webinars and Presentations
Speakers for this session include Jana Malot, State Grassland Conservationist , Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Pennsylvania Office, Sarah Dinh, Dairy and Environment Extension Educator, Penn State Cooperative Extension, Lancaster County, and Paul Patterson, Professor of Poultry Science, Penn State Department of Poultry Sciences. This webinar was held January 21, 2009.
Presenters for this session are Ann Swinker, Professor of Dairy and Animal Science, Penn State University, Beth Futrick, Ombudsman, Pennsylvania Agricultural Ombudsman Program & Blair County Conservation District, and Jerry Martin, Extension Associate, Crop and Soil Sciences, Penn State University. This webinar was held January 28, 2009.
This webinar features Karl Brown (Executive Director, State Conservation Commission), Eileen Wheeler (Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Penn State), and Doug Beegle (Professor, Crops and Soils Sciences, Penn State). They provide an overview of the challenges confronting animal agriculture operations that are working to manage on-farm nutrients to protect air and water quality. This webinar was held January 14, 2009.
This week’s Manure Du Jour focuses on Land Applications & Water Quality. Presenters discuss research and practices for improved management including innovative practices for manure in land applications. Speakers from this webinar include Peter Kleinman, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Rob Meinen, PSU Dairy and Animal Science, and Mark Goodson, NRCS. This webinar was held February 19, 2009.
This week on Manure Du Jour, the focus is on the storage and treatment of dry manure for maximizing the protection of water resources. The panel features Mr. Peter Vanderstappen, a registered professional engineer with the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Dr. Ann Swinker, with Penn State’s Department of Dairy and Animal Sciences. Mr. Robb Meinen, Penn State Department of Dairy & Animal Sciences, will host. This webinar was held February 12, 2009.
This week’s Manure Du Jour on Water Quality – Manure Storage & Treatment (liquid) features University & Agency engineers and an animal scientist who will explore storage and treatment options, findings, and practices – as they relate to liquid manures and water quality protection in Pennsylvania. This webinar features speakers Bob Graves, PSU Ag and Biological Engineering, Rob Meinen, PSU Dairy and Animal Science, and Heather Smeltz, NRCS. This webinar was held February 5, 2009.
Speakers from this session include Jana Malot, NRCS, Barry Isaacs, NRCS, and Beth Futrick, PA Agricultural Ombudsman Program. This webinar was held February 26, 2009.