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Dates set for MAC training

Dates set for MAC training

  • 12/24/2018 1:41:00 PM
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Commercial manure applicators can fulfill annual training and certification requirements in 41 counties and at one Minnesota location on Jan. 3. Most locations offer training from 9 a.m. to noon. Please pre-register with the Iowa State University county Extension and Outreach office by Dec. 26.
Meeting the challenge of cold weather manure application

Meeting the challenge of cold weather manure application

  • 12/24/2018 1:40:00 PM
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Freezing temperatures following a wet fall and delayed harvest make this year’s manure application challenging. For many in northwest and north central Iowa, surface application has been the only viable option during the last few weeks.
Stumped by Wet Weather? Some Tips for Confinement Manure Application

Stumped by Wet Weather? Some Tips for Confinement Manure Application

  • 10/18/2018 9:30:00 AM
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Instead of sitting high and dry for harvest and fall manure application, virtually every county in the state now has saturated soils, ponded fields and high running streams. Manure applicators are waiting for that one dry week, and producers are worrying about emptying pits and compacting soils
MAC applicator training wrapping up

MAC applicator training wrapping up

  • 2/9/2018 3:57:00 PM
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Manure applicator certification training for confinement site applicators is wrapping up, with the last live session scheduled Feb. 28. Confinement and commercial applicators who handle dry or solid manure can catch one of six training sessions offered Feb. 13 to Feb. 28.
Are you ready for winter?

Are you ready for winter?

  • 12/22/2016 1:43:00 PM
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Restrictions on Manure Application on Frozen Ground started Dec. 21.