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:

  • Odors
  • 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 or contact the symposium chair,, telephone 919-515-5555 or FAX 919-525-2625.