Event Details

Date

April 13, 2017

Time

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Location

Cabin in the Arcade Village Park
100 Grove St
Arcade, NY 14009

Cost

$15.00 per person
(additional attendee $15.00 ea.)

Host

Harvest New York

Tim Terry
585-689-9163


Manure Handling and Storage Workshop - CANCELED

April 13, 2017

Manure Handling and Storage Workshop - CANCELED

THIS EVENT WAS CANCELED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION NUMBERS. WE WILL LOOK AT RE-SCHEDULING THE WORKSHOP AT A LATER DATE.

Local farms and agency representatives with manure handling questions and concerns are invited to join Harvest New York for this in-depth workshop on manure handling and storage.
  • Review of local manure concerns
  • Storage issues -- manure covers, satellite storages, labor
  • CAFO questions
  • Q&A on environmental issues -- winter spreading, tile discharges, solid separation, bedding, odor, liners, manure transfer
  • NYS Ag & Markets Non-Point Source grants program
  • NRCS EQIP program opportunities
Speakers will include Tim Terry, Farm Strategic Planning Specialist, Harvest NY; Pete Wright, Pro-Dairy; Cattaraugus County SWCD District Staff; and Derek Zerkowski CCA, Soil Conservationist, USDA-NRCS.

COST: $15 per person includes lunch if pre-registered by April 10.

For more information and to pre-register, contact Tim Terry.





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