Bringing together the nation's best science with innovative outreach on animal agriculture and the environment. Add in opportunities to meet and network with outstanding people, mix with a multidisciplinary emphasis and collaborative atmosphere. That is a winning recipe for turning waste into worth.
When: April 18-21, 2017
Where: Raleigh, North Carolina
Conference website: http://wastetoworth.org
Those who are interested in making a difference to farmers and professionals that influence environmental management decisions on livestock and poultry farms. These include: ag and environmental organizations, consultants, cooperative extension agents and specialists, equipment manufacturing and sales reps, farmers/growers, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) staff, regulatory and policy staff, researchers, and more!
Thanks to everyone that made Waste to Worth 2 a success! We had over 270 people join us with more than 170 presentations.
Conference chair: Joe Harrison firstname.lastname@example.org
Program chairs: Rick Stowell, University of Nebraska; Josh Payne and Rachel Allen, Oklahoma State University
Tours: Mark Rice, North Carolina State University
Pre-conference workshop (mortality composting): Josh Payne, Oklahoma State University
Ron Sheffield Memorial student poster competition: Thomas Bass, Montana State University; Mark Risse, University of Georgia
Planning committee: Mike Westendorf, Rutgers University; Liz Whitefield, Washington State; Teng Lim, University of Missouri; Glenn Carpenter, Sally Bredeweg, and Jeff Porter, USDA NRCS; Erin Cortus, South Dakota State; Heidi Waldrip and John Brooks, USDA ARS; Shafiqur Rahman and Mary Berg, North Dakota State; Rick Koelsch, Leslie Johnson, and Jill Heemstra, University of Nebraska; Shelby Bolwahn, Michigan State University; Jamie Cohen and Saqib Mukhtar, University of Florida; David Smith, Texas A&M University; Rhonda Miller, Utah State University; Robb Meinen, Pennsylvania State University