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Animal Waste Management Workshop - 2010

Animal Waste Management Workshop

April 6 & 7, 2010
Albany, Oregon (Phoenix Inn, Albany Oregon) --  (view map)

The Animal Waste Management Workshop is scheduled for April 6 & 7, in Albany, Oregon at the Phoenix Inn.  Topics include:

  • Vegetated Treatment Buffers and Areas
  • Nutrient Management in Organic Farming
  • Tips for Working with Small Acreage Farms
  • Updates on Composted Bedded Packs
  • Design and Geological Considerations for AWM Structures
  • Oregon Department of Agriculture Updates
  • New NPDES Permit
  • New NRCS Policy Regarding AWM
  • Oregon CIG Project
  • Using Copper on the Farm

Participants include Natural Resources Conservation Service,  Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Technical Service Providers, Oregon State University, vendors and landowners.

Workshop Brochure

The following documents require Adobe Acrobat.

2010 Animal Waste Management Workshop Brochure (PDF, 2.93 MB)


Time Presentation


Presented By
Tuesday, April 6
8:00AM - 8:15AM Introduction   Ron Alvarado or Dave Dishman, NRCS
8:15AM - 8:55AM Geologic considerations - siting animal waste structures Paul Pedone, NRCS
8:55AM - 9:15AM New standard designs and new technology for animal waste structures Teresa Morales, NRCS
9:15AM - 9:40AM Updates on Composted Bedded Packs: new research and findings Jennifer Zwicke, NRCS
9:40AM - 10:0AM Break    
10:00AM - 11:00AM ODA Updates Wym Matthews, ODA
11:00AM - 12:00PM Vegetated Treatment Areas and Buffers Jim Moore, retired OSU Biological and Ecological Engineering
12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch    
1:00PM - 1:30PM OnePlan NMP Software Jennifer Zwicke & Denise Troxell, NRCS
1:30PM - 2:30PM Nutrient Management in Organic Farming Nick Andrews, Metro Area Small Farms Extension, Horticulturist
2:30PM - 2:50PM Break    
2:50PM - 4:50PM Round Table to Discuss field applications and implementation of NRCS practices   NRCS, ODA inspector, producer, TSP, local interest group
4:50PM Adjourn    
Wednesday, April 7
8:00AM - 8:30AM Report on Nutrient CIG project Mac Martin, Clean Water Services / The Willamette Partnership, Water Resource Analyst
8:30AM - 9:00AM What's new with nutrient management: organic, manure, commercial Rick Fasching, NRCS & Denise Troxell, NRCS
9:00AM - 10:00AM Tips for working with small acreage farms Melissa Fery, OSU Extension
10:00AM - 10:20AM Break    
10:20AM - 11:00AM NRCS policy changes and new standards Rick Fasching, NRCS & Jennifer Zwicke, NRCS
11:00AM - 11:30AM Using Copper on the farm Troy Downing, OSU Extension
11:30AM - 11:45AM Wrap Up   Jennifer Zwicke, NRCS & Troy Downing, OSU Extension
11:45AM - 1:00PM Lunch and travel to site    
1:00PM - 4:00PM Tour (meet at site), visit Dairy to discuss good conservation practices as well as discuss separation (~15 min drive from Phoenix Inn)   Mike Gamroth, OSU Professor
4:00PM Adjourn