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Manure Applicator Training

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Manure Applicator Training

DEC Approved Training for CAFO Farms Thursday, February 28, 2019 Two Sites!

9:00 – 11:00 AM Wyoming County Ag Business Center 36 Center St., Rm. LC1 Warsaw, NY 14569

1:00 – 3:00 PM Civil Defense Building 7220 State Rt. 54 Bath, NY 14810

This informational meeting is for all farm owners, family members, and employees who manage their farm’s manure. All farms, regardless of size are encouraged to attend. This is a DEC approved Manure Applicator Training that is required for CAFO farms. A certificate will be provided to each farm that participates in the meeting.

Karl Czymmek, Senior Extension Associate with Cornell PRO-DAIRY will present this manure applicator training program. Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Water quality concerns
  • Managing under various manure spreading conditions (winter, wet and High risk conditions)
  • Manure storage, transfer, hauling and spills
  • Managing under Karst conditions (sinkholes, springs, underground rapidly moving drainage systems)
  • Manure application record keeping
  • 6 Rules for CAFO farms.
  • To accurately plan for meeting handouts and refreshments, please RSVP with names of individuals planning to attend by contacting Lisa Aures, Ag Admin. Assist. at 585-786-2251 (lma96@cornell.edu) or CCE Steuben County Main Office 607-664-2300 by Friday, February 22, 2019. 

    This educational program is being organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension – Harvest NY and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County in cooperation with WNY Crop Management and Cornell PRO-DAIRY.

    Contact

    Ariel Kirk
    Agriculture Educator
    adk39@cornell.edu
    607-664-2574

    Location

    Civil Defense Center
    7220 State Route 54
    Bath, NY 14810