Dec. 5 Workshop Explores P-Index - UNL CropWatch Nov. 21, 2011

Dec. 5 Workshop Explores P-Index - UNL CropWatch Nov. 21, 2011

November 21, 2011

The UNL Extension Animal Manure Management team will host a workshop to help those who work closely with livestock operations and their nutrient management plans.

The “P-Index Summit” will be held at the Nielsen Community Center, 200 Anna Stalp Ave. in West Point from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT Dec. 5.

Program topics will include:

  • the science and history of the P-Index,
  • discussion on proposed revisions,
  • case studies illustrating the differences between the 2007 and 2011 versions, and
  • discussion of livestock environmental issues of interest.

CCA continuing education units will be available.

Information and Registration

Preregistration is requested. For more information or to preregister by the Nov. 28 deadline, contact Leslie Johnson at 402-584-3818 or ljohnson13@unl.edu or complete and submit the registration form. The cost is $20 per person if sent with registration or $25 at the door. The use of a computer with Microsoft Excel is necessary; participants are asked to bring a laptop as only a few computers will be available. To save time the day of the event, old and new versions of the P-Index software can be downloaded prior to the meeting at http://go.unl.edu/847.

These workshops are sponsored by the UNL Extension Animal Manure Mangement team which is dedicated to helping livestock and crop producers better utilize the state’s manure resources for agronomic and environmental benefits.

For more resources on managing manure nutrients, visit http://manure.unl.edu.

Leslie Johnson
Animal Manure Management Project Coordinator