Michigan Manure Hauler Meeting

Date: March 1, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Michigan Farm Bureau, 7373 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing, MI 48917
Contact: Charles Gould, 616-994-4547, gouldm@msu.edu

Purpose: To introduce the draft version of the Michigan manure hauler certification program, receive comments on the material that has been developed in support of the certification program, and increase hauler knowledge of manure application.

Target audience: Anyone who applies manure, regardless of size.

Agenda

9:30 a.m. Meet and greet

10 a.m. Manure hauler certification program (Charles Gould, MSU Extension; Tim Boring, Michigan Agri-Business Association; and Dave Anderson, Vincent Urban Walker and Associates)

12 p.m. Lunch included with program

1 p.m. Update on the Lake Erie watershed issue (Shelby Burlew, MSU Extension)

1:30 p.m. Regulatory update (TBD, MDEQ)

2 p.m. Improving safety practices around manure storages (Steve Pittman, Bazooka Farmstar)

2:30 p.m. Wrap up (Charles Gould)

2:45 p.m. Adjourn

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