Education Sessions

Manure Basics
Manure & the Environment
Manure & Soil Health
New Technologies
9:00 – 9:30
Maximizing Manure Nutrient Utilization
John Lauzon
Safe Travels
Mark Mitchell – MTO
Compaction – The problem. Measuring compaction from manure equipment
Ian McDonald, Alex Barrie
Moving manure –
Manure Registries, exchange, trades – making it work
Andy DeVries? – Crop Quest
9:30 – 10:00
Comparing Drag Hose vs Tanker
Sonke Claussen?
Organic Amendments and GHG’s
Claudia Wagner-Riddel – U of Guelph
Compaction – finding solutions: Tires, Strip till, inflation/deflation etc
Ian McDonald, Jake Kraayenbrink, +
Dealing with Odours
Additives and other options – Do they work? Do they pay?
10:00 – 10:30
Nutrient Mgmt Tools:
AgriSuite, Ag Erosion, PLATO,
Kevin McKague / Dale McComb?
Preventing Snirt – A look at Winter Application
Melanie Stock – U of Minnesota?
Preventing Compaction
Cover Crops, Rotation and Manure application
Anne Verhallen + Soil Team
Handling Manure after Treatment
Handling Sand
Composting (incl pack barns)
Anaerobic Digestion
Liquid/solid separation
Microbial additives
LUNCH
1:00 – 1:30
Municipal Organic Amendments – Options and Management
Speaker:
Contingency Planning – 2020 hindsight
Charlie Roland AgEO
Compaction – The problem. Measuring compaction from manure equipment
Ian McDonald, Alex Barrie
Harvest Lab – on the go manure analysis
Greg Kitching suggestion?
1:30 – 2:00
Maplevue Farms – Whole farm approach to nutrient management
Doug and/or Dave Johnson
Phosphorus and Manure
Summarizing what we’ve learned from research
Merrin Macrea
Compaction – finding solutions: Tires, Strip till, inflation/deflation etc
Ian McDonald, Jake Kraayenbrink, +
Drag hose application into standing crops and optimizing hose layout to minimize overlap
Glen Arnold & Larry Bearinger
2:00 – 2:30
Manure Economics – Custom Rates
John Molenhuis / Evert Veldhuizen?
Timing Matters:
Nutrient management regulations vs voluntary 4R Nutrient Stewardship
Dale Cowan/Bruce Kelly?
Preventing Compaction
Cover Crops, Rotation and Manure application
Anne Verhallen + Soil Team
Improving Manure Uniformity
Dribble bar – drop hose – innovations
Speaker??