Field day objectives

  • Calibration of manure application equipment
    • Review of calibration of manure application equipment to ensure accurate rates in the fall
  • Manifold distribution
    • Uniform application 
    • Why it matters
    • What it means for your operation
  • Manure as a fertilizer
    • Rate selection
    • Application method
    • Water quality
    • Getting the most from your manure


The schedule and program are the same for each location.

11:30 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Field day program begins
4:00 pm
Field day program concludes

Field day locations

There is no cost to attend a Manure Management Field Day. However, to assist with facility and meal planning we do request that you register using the links below. Thank you for your cooperation.

July 26 – Iowa Falls, Iowa

Zoske's Sales and Service, Inc.
604 Greenfield Ave
Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

Contact: Kapil Arora, ISU Extension Ag Engineering Field Specialist, 515.291.0174 or

August 4 – Hills, Iowa

Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc.
350 Oakcrest Hill Rd SE
Hills, Iowa 52235

Contact: Greg Brenneman, ISU Extension Ag Engineering Field Specialist, 319.337.2145 or


Dan Andersen
assistant professor
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering