Super Pooper Scooper School Set
The North Dakota State University Extension Service, with assistance from the North Dakota Department of Health, will host a day long workshop on nutrient management.
The School will be held in Dickinson at the Research Extension Center on February 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT.
Topics for the schools are containment pond management; containment pond irrigation systems; euthanasia practices; animal mortality, heat stress, air quality and pen management; an update on concentrated animal feeding operation regulations; manure nutrient management plans; and drug withdrawal.
Speakers for the workshops will vary by location. They are Carl Dahlen, NDSU Extension beef cattle specialist; Charlie Stoltenow, NDSU Extension veterinarian; Karl Hoppe and John Dhuyvetter, NDSU Extension area livestock systems specialists; Chris Augustin, NDSU Extension area nutrient management specialist; Larry Schnell, Stockmen’s Livestock Exchange general manager; E.J. Habrock, K-line Irrigation regional representative; Jesse Vollmer, North Dakota Department of Agriculture assistant state veterinarian; Scott Ressler, North Dakota Stockmen’s Association environmental services director; Jim Semerad, North Dakota Health Department, Division of Air Quality; and Karl Rockeman, North Dakota Health Department, Division of Water Quality.
“The Super Pooper Scooper School will be a great learning opportunity for livestock producers,” Augustin says.
The school is free of charge but registration is required. To register, contact Augustin at (701) 652-2951 or firstname.lastname@example.org.