Program

Tour Day – Tuesday July 14, 2015
  • All tours will be leaving from the Manure Expo site.
  • Registration begins at 7:45 am
  • Buses leave at 8:15 am
  • Buses arrive back around 5:15 pm
Tour #1 – Dairy & Agitation Tour
  • Mercer Vu Dairy
    • Farm Background/Nutrient Strategies
    • Dual Manure Separation Technologies
    • Storage Cover System
    • Mortality Management
    • Strategic Dragline Discussion
    • Unique Calf Feeding System
  • Slate Ridge Dairy
    • Cropping and Manure Strategies
    • Small-scale Anaerobic Digester Tour
    • Grain Dryer using Digester Heat and Power
  • Agitation Demos
    • Agitation Demonstration (Concrete Storage)
    • Dragline Demonstration (Commercial Vendors)
    • Demonstration of Manure Gas Monitoring Research
    • Solid Separation Tour
    • Phosphorus Removal Technology Demo
    • Agitation Demo including Boats (Earthen Basin)
    • Summary of Gas Level Observations during Demo
Tour #2 – Agitation Afternoon Only Session
  • Registration 1:00 pm
  • Buses leave at 2:00 pm
  • Agitation Demos
    • Agitation Demonstration (Concrete Storage)
    • Dragline Demonstration (Commercial Vendors)
    • Demonstration of Manure Gas Monitoring Research
    • Solid Separation Tour
    • Phosphorus Removal Technology Demo
    • Agitation Demo including Boats (Earthen Basin)
    • Summary of Gas Level Observations during Demo
Tour #3 – Poultry Tour
  • Lesher Poultry
    • Manure Management Strategies
    • Layer Manure Compost Operation
    • Compost Turner Demos (Commercial Vendors)
    • Tour New Enriched Colony Layer Housing Facility (first population scheduled for July 25th)
    • Existing Layer Manure Collection System
  • Hillandale Poultry
    • Manure Management Strategies
    • Hillandale Manure Collection Systems
  • Energy Works Poultry Manure Gasification Plant
    • Manure & Nutrient Strategies
    • Nutrient Trading Program
    • Manure By-product Development
    • Electric Production
    • Gasification Plant Tour
Tour #4 – Equine & Beef Small Farm Tour
  • Wilson College
    • Stable, Training Facility and Pasture Tour
    • Manure Collection and Storage
    • Manure Utilization
    • Value of Manure Nutrients
    • Basics of Soil Productivity
    • Water Flow on Farm Grounds
    • Heavy-use Areas
    • Parasite Management
    • Pasture Evaluation Exercise
  • Kiskaddon Beef Farm
    • Manure Strategies
    • Concrete Barnyard Improvements and Stacking
    • Controlling Runoff Water
    • Irrigation of Grey Water
    • Supplemented Rotational Grazing System
Manure Expo – July 14 & 15, 2015
Tuesday July 14, 2015
  • Tradeshow Open – 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Education Sessions
    • Tent #1 – PCE Pump School – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Tent #2 – Digested Organics – 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    • Tent #2 – Bazooka Farmstar – 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Tent #3 – Homestead Nutrition – 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    • Tent #3 – Smart & Turner Pumps – 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    • Tent #3 – Livestock Water Recycling – 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Tent #3 – TBD – 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Tent #4 – Gypsum Follow-up Presentation – 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    • Tent #4 – PSU Gas Safety Trailer – 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    • Tent #4 – WV Manure Transport Program – 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Tent #4 – Cotner Manure Auction – 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Tradeshow Closes at 8:30 pm
Wednesday July 15, 2015
  • Tradeshow Open – 7:30 am to 6:30 pm
  • Education Sessions – TBA – 8:00 am to 9:30 am
  • Solid Manure Demonstrations – 10:30 am to 12:00 noon
  • Liquid Manure Demonstrations – 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Live Action Spill Response Demo – 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Tradeshow Closes – 5:00 pm
  • Education Sessions – TBA – 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Grounds close at 6:30 pm
 

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