North Carolina State University will host an Animal Waste Symposium, bringing in authorities from across the nation to make presentations and discuss a wide variety of hog, beef and poultry production issues relating to waste and the environment.
The symposium is set for Oct. 3, 4 and 5 and will cover the following topics:
- Human health
- Value-added byproducts
- Recovering nutrients with crops
- Manure phosphorous and phosphorous index
- Ammonia volatilization
- Pathogens in animal waste
- Nitrates and water quality
- New waste-handling procedures
- Swine lagoon management
- Hog-manure-handling lessons learned in N. C.
The symposium will be held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park, NC. Attendance fee is $125 per person.
For symposium details and a list of poster presentations, check out www.cals.ncsu.edu/waste_mgt/ or contact the symposium chair, Gerald_Havenstein@ncsu.edu, telephone 919-515-5555 or FAX 919-525-2625.