2005 Annual Report

Beef Section

Dickinson Research Extension Center
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Dickinson, ND 58601

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PROJECT NAME: Livestock Waste Education, Information, and Assistance Program

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: M. Bridget Johnson, Livestock Waste Management Specialist

REPORTING PERIOD: Semiannual report – November 1, 2003 to April 1, 2004

PROJECT PERIOD: July 2002 through December 2006



Task 1: Develop and assemble educational materials that focus on location, design, and management of livestock facilities, focusing on waste management to prevent impacts on water quality.

Task 2: Hold meetings, workshops, and tours to educate producers and those who advise and work with producers about livestock waste management to prevent impacts on water quality. Use mass media and newsletters to inform producers and the public about efforts to reduce impacts on water quality.

Task 3: Develop and deliver educational materials and programs that focus on utilization of livestock waste nutrients for crop production.

Task 4: Provide technical and education support for 319 funded projects that have livestock waste components.

Task 5: Provide individual consultations with livestock producers.

7 . ANTICIPATED ACTIVITIES: April 1, 2004 through October 1, 2004

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