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WASTE TO WORTH: Advancing Sustainability in Animal Agriculture | Maumee, Ohio | April 2022 | Bringing together the nation’s best science on animal agriculture and the environment with innovative outreach and networking opportunities.  |  Details  Online registration

Webinar: Winter Manure Application and Water Quality | Wednesday, February 9 at 3 pm (ET) | While winter manure application can be beneficial for producers, it has traditionally been discouraged due to concerns over runoff during spring thaws. Speakers will discuss their research on water quality impacts and winter application.  |  Register here

LPELC Webinar: Going the distance: Considerations for the use of manure pipelines  | February 18, 2022 at 2:30 pm (ET) | Learn about best practices for moving manure through pipelines, from monitoring to maintenance.  |  Register here

OSU: Conservation Tillage Conference | Ada, Ohio | March 8-9 | Sessions include nutrient management, with talks on utilizing cover crops with manure application and composting bedded pack manure; water quality; and more.  |  Details

From SWCS Conservation NewBrief:
On-farm nitrogen monitoring informs management to keep phosphorus in place | Improved technology and twenty years of monitoring have helped University of Wisconsin researchers understand differences in how and when particulate and dissolved P are at risk of runoff, and to suggest practices to limit losses. |  Article

From Ohio Country Journal:
Soil temperatures and nitrogen retention | Keeping nitrogen in the soil from fall-applied manure improves when soil temperature is below 50oF and manure is incorporated. Greg LaBarge with OSU, discusses why.  |  Article

From Manure Manager:
Innovation has the power to unify | Insights on ways the pandemic has led to smarter farming, from webinars providing greater access to information to re-thinking how a farm operates holistically.  |  Article

Another zoo goes all in on poo | The Toronto zoo is now using an anaerobic digester to produce biogas from animal manures and food waste.  |  Article