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Land Application Training Archives will be available Jan. 27 or Feb. 2 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CST at state extension offices.

Producers will learn the latest on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

Livestock producers with livestock waste control facility permits received or renewed since April 1998 must be certified and are encouraged to attend, along with farm staff.

The workshops will help livestock producers use the nutrient management planning requirements of Nebraska’s Department of Environmental Quality regulations and capture the economic value of manure

Participants will receive initial NDEQ Land Application Training Certification. This in-depth, one-day class targets newly permitted livestock operations.

The workshop is appropriate for ag advisers and others interested in management practices for manure management.

Permitted livestock operations needing re-certification should plan on attending the 2011 North American Manure Expo in Norfolk on July 20.

For more information contact Leslie Johnson, AMM project coordinator, at (402) 584-3818, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Pre-registration is required for all workshops and can be done by visiting http://water.unl.edu/manure/lat. A fee per farm (includes one farm representative) will be charged for the land application training archive workshops plus a fee for each additional participant to cover local costs and lunch.

These workshops are sponsored by the UNL Extension AMM workgroup which is dedicated to helping livestock and crop producers better use the state’s manure resources for agronomic and environmental benefits.

For additional information and to register for these workshops and other resources for managing manure nutrients, visit the Web at http://manure.unl.edu/