Upper Midwest Manure Handling Expo Scheduled for July

February 26th, 2009

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University and the Iowa Commercial Nutrient Applicators Association will present the 2009 Upper Midwest Manure Handling Expo-SET for Fall: Safety, Efficiency and Technology, July 22 at the Central Iowa Expo center in Boone, Iowa.

The expo is designed to provide educational opportunities for applicators and consultants and a chance for exhibitors and consumers to discuss and compare manure-handling equipment, products and services. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in educational courses and demonstrations.

General admission to the expo is free. Vendor registration is open. The vendor registration charge is $600 for either a covered 10' by 10' space with electricity or a 40' by 70' lot. Other amenities are available for purchase from the Central Iowa Expo center.

Information about the expo, lodging and vendor registration is available on-line at: http://www.ag.iastate.edu/wastemgmt/expo_home.htm or by contacting agwaste@iastate.edu.

Contacts: 

Robert Burns, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, (515) 294-4203, rburns@iastate.edu

Lara Moody, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, (515) 294-7355, lmoody@iastate.edu or

Ember Muhlbauer, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, (515) 294-3153, agwaste@iastate.edu

Ed Adcock, Agriculture and Life Sciences Communication Service, (515) 294-2314, edadcock@iastate.edu