“Her national service at Dairy Management, Inc., has helped shape the dairy industry across the country and has been key in keeping dairy products in the spotlight,” said Kohler. “She has been a friend to dairy farming families and an effective leader in the dairy industry for three decades.”
About The Dairy Farmers of Utah: Utah’s dairy farm families are dedicated to consistently producing high-quality milk and dairy products. Dairy farmers are passionate about their livelihood and interested in sharing dairy agriculture with their local communities. Through their local Dairy Council, farmers are committed to a lifetime of nutrition and on-farm education for people of all ages. To learn more, visit www.dairyutnv.com and www.thecowlocale.com.
Idaho Nutrient Management Conference is March 6
Today (Feb. 25) is the deadline for advance registration for the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference. The conference will be held on March 6, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Stone House & Company catering facility, Twin Falls, Idaho. Topics include:
• Updates on Nutrient Management from state and federal agencies, and educational institutions (UI, EPA, ISDA, IDEQ, and NRCS).
• Dual purpose cover crops - Christi Falen and Lauren Hunter
• Idaho cover crops calculator - Amber Moore
• On-farm evaluation of two liquid dairy manure application methods to reduce odor and ammonia emissions - Lide Chen
• Video: Dairy manure application using a drag hose and sub-surface injection system - Mario de Haro and Lide Chen
• Macro mineral nutrition (Na, K, Mg, Ca) of dairy cows and it's impact on nutrient excretion - Rick Norell and Mireille Chahine
• Composting of dairy manure and grape vine pruning's using three different composting techniques - Mario de Haro
• Winter wastewater lagoon and slurries management - Howard Neibling
• Field test for measuring active carbon as a soil quality indicator - Mir Seyedbagheri
• Influence of recent acidification on soil phosphorous extraction and sorption - Kyle Bair
• Improving UI nitrogen fertilizer recommendations for corn through field research studies - David Tarkalson and Steve Hines
• Enhanced efficiency fertilizer products - Chad Cheyney
• Proactive nitrogen management in agriculture - UI Extension
• A poster session will include posters presenting the latest and ongoing research, educational opportunities, and Extension trends related to nutrient management.
The registration fee is $40 before Feb. 25; $50 after Feb. 25.
For a flyer and registration information, visit: http://extension.uidaho.edu/gooding/category/ag/