February 8–9 2011, 6am–6amWhere
Ohio Department of Agriculture 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Manure from large livestock and poultry farms can be an asset as an organic fertilizer when handled and recycled properly. It can also be the largest liability for a farm if handled incorrectly. The Ohio Department of Agriculture is teaming up with the Midwest Nutrient Applicators Association in sponsoring a Certified Livestock Training Session for any farmer or custom applicator who needs to get licensed, by ODA or who wants to learn more about best manure management practices.
This two-day session will provide nutrient management, manure storage and handling training,emergency response planning, and a review of the rules and regulations concerning manure handling. This session enables participants to complete all the training needed for certification. Certified Livestock Managers will need 10 hours of continuing education every three years to maintain their certification.Who is required to attend?. Anyone who buys, sells or land applies more then 4,500 dry tons or 25 million gallons of liquid manure a year.. Anyone who manages and/or handles manure at a major concentrated animal facility.
Certification RequirementsTo receive Certified Livestock Manager licensing through the Ohio Department of Agriculture, a farmer or custom applicator must attend both days of training, complete the Certified Livestock Manager application and submit the $30 application fee payable to: Ohio Department of Agriculture.
For more information, visit ODA’s website and click on “Licensing Requirements”.
Please see the attached flyer for the registration form.
Registration Deadline: Jan. 28 Cost: $25/day. Registration fee includes lunch.