Animal Waste Operator Online Recertification

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Due to COVID-19, animal waste recertification hours will be done online this fall. Please know that each online session will only hold 300 participants.

Dates and topics for the online classes are below. Each session is worth 3 hours CEC.

November 10, 2020, 5–8 p.m.:

  • Best Management Practices for Sampling Manures (30 min.) – Mahmoud Sharara, NC State University
  • Weather – Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Flooding – (1 hour) – National Weather Service
  • Hay Production – (30 min.) Dennis Hancock, formerly UGA
  • Proper Tissue Sampling – (30 min.) – Steph Kulesza, NC State University
  • Nutrient Management Planning and Cropping Systems – (30 min.) – Steph Kulesza, NC State University

December 3, 2020, 9 a.m.–noon:

  • Sludge Management and Utilization Opportunities (1 hour) – Mahmoud Sharara, NC State University
  • NC Pork Council- Legislative Updates (1 hour) – Angie Maier, NCPC
  • What to expect on a DEQ inspection (30 min.) – Megan Stilley, Washington Regional Office
  • African Swine Fever update (30 min.) – Jon Holt, NC State University

December 16, 2020, 1–4 p.m.:

  • Using Animal Waste in Forestry (30min) – Colby Lambert, NC State Extension
  • Bermudagrass Fertilization and Issues (1 hour) – Georgia Love, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Regional Agronomist
  • Crop Production (30min) NC State University Crop Science Department
  • Research on Identifying DNA of Waste Products (1 hour) – NC Pork Council Cooperation

Written By

Katie Carter, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKatie CarterArea Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Call Katie Email Katie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Jones County Center
Updated on Oct 7, 2020
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