Lesson 1.Principles of Environmental Stewardship

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Intended Outcomes

The participants will

  • Recognize key principles of environmental stewardship.
  • Understand key environmental issues facing the livestock and poultry industry.
  • Review those environmental and regulatory issues that are of local interest.



The participants will complete

  • An assessment of the environmental stewardship principles that they have implemented with their own livestock/poultry operation.
  • A prioritization of individual environmental issues within the local community.
  • A review of applicable regulations.

Author: Rick Koelsch, University of Nebraska

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.