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

Program

The schedule and program are the same for each location.

11:30 am
Check-in
12:00 pm
Lunch
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.

June 2 – Manning, Iowa

Puck Custom Enterprises
1110 100th St
Manning, Iowa 51455

Contact: Shawn Shouse, ISU Extension Ag Engineering Field Specialist, 712.769.2650 or sshouse@iastate.edu

June 23 – Newell, Iowa

ISU Allee Research and Demonstration Farm
2030 640th St
Newell, Iowa 50568

Contact: Kris Kohl, ISU Extension Ag Engineering Field Specialist, 712.732.5006 or kkohl1@iastate.edu



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 pbtiger@iastate.edu

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 gregb@iastate.edu



Contact

Dan Andersen
assistant professor
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
515.294.4210
dsa@iastate.edu