Manure Forum: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm, February 23
Proper Handling, Value and Dangers!

Statewide sites and speakers will be connected via the internet   

Effective, safe manure handling is a must. This forum will cover how to transport manure safely; outline a unique program for handling spills; share strategies to safely handle manure in confined spaces; discuss strategies to maximize nutrient value and handling manure; and provide an update on a Yates County study that tested increased H2S levels in manure mixed with gypsum products

Road Safety with Manure Transport
Lt. Duane Lopez, Officer Orange County 
Collaborative Emergency Response Systems
Mark Burger, Director of Onondaga County Soil and Water Conservation District
Manure Handling and Confined Space Safety
James Carrabba, Agricultural Safety Specialist Bassett Healthcare Network
Nutrient Value of Strategic Manure Application
Karl Czymmek, Cornell PRO-DAIRY Specialist
Hydrogen Sulfide Concerns with Gypsum Bedding
Tom Eskildsen, District Technician, Yates County Soil & Water Conservation District


Date LocationRegistrationInformation
WNY site
February 23
Jordan Hall 
NYS Agricultural Experiment Station
630 W. North St.
Geneva, NY 14456 
Nancy Anderson,
585-394-3977 x 427
Registration: includes lunch.

WNY site
February 23
Wyoming County Agriculture and Business Center
36 Center St, Suite B
Warsaw, NY 14569
Nancy Anderson,
585-394-3977 x 427
Registration: includes lunch
CNY Site
February 23
Watershed Ag Program Office
44 West Street 
Walton NY, 13856
Kim Holden, 
Registration: includes lunch
ENY Orange County Site
February 23

Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Office
18 Seward Ave
Suite 300
Middletown, NY 10940
Rachel Moody, 
Registration: includes lunch
NNY Site
February 23
Farm Credit East
25417 NYS Route 12
Burrville, NY 13601
Tatum Langworthy
315.788.8450 x222 
Registration: includes lunch.

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