Waste To Worth 2022 – Daily Agenda

All times are listed in Eastern Time (local to the in-person conference).

Tuesday, April 19

7:00am-8:00am Breakfast
8:00am-8:30am Tour 1
Field to Faucet
transportation & lunch provided
Tour 2
Alternative Technologies & Treatments
transportation & lunch provided
Tour 3
Poultry Plus
transportation & lunch provided
9:00am-5:00pm Registration
4:00-5:00pm Virtual Trivia Hour
5:30-7:30pm Mixer



Wednesday, April 20

7:00am-9:00am Registration
9:00am-10:30am Welcome
Opening Remarks
Cathann Kress
Dean, College of Food, Ag & Environ. Sci., OSU
Bald Eagle/Blue Heron
History of Water Quality Issues in Lake Erie
Chris Winslow
Director, Center of Lake Erie Research
Bald Eagle/Blue Heron
Current Efforts in Ohio: Vision for the Future
Terry Mescher
H2Ohio Pro. Mgr., Ohio Dept. Ag.
Bald Eagle/Blue Heron
10:30am-11:00am Break
Room –> Bald Eagle White Egret Tern Blue Heron
Air Quality – NAEMS Environmental Impacts – Pathogens Manuresheds
11:00am- 11:20am NAEMS: How It Was Done and Lessons Learned
Al Heber, Ian Rumsy, Bebhinn Do
Evaluating Full-Scale Greenhouse Systems for Lagoon Sludge Drying and Pathogen Reduction
Mahmoud Sharara
Manuresheds: Pennsylvania Case Study of Strategic Expansion of the Swine and Poultry Industries
Robert Meinen
11:20am- 11:40am Characterization of general E. coli and Salmonella in Pre- and Post-Anaerobically Digested Dairy Manure
Joe Harrison
The Poultry Mega-Manureshed that is the Southern USA: Is It Sustainable?
Ray Bryant
11:40am- 12:00pm Antimicrobial Resistance From a One-Health Perspective: A Multi-Disciplinary University Instruction from Extension Professionals
Amy Schmidt
Nutrient Circularity for Sustainability in Beef Supply Chains: Comparing the Performance of Three Manureshed Approaches
Sheri Spiegal
12:00pm-12:20pm Opportunities and Challenges for Dairy Manureshed Across the US
Curtis Dell
12:20pm-1:20pm Lunch
Air Quality – General Emissions Environmental Planning Manure Treatment Mortality Management
1:20pm- 1:40pm Conservation Planning for Air Quality and Atmospheric Change (Getting Producers to Care About Air)
Greg Zwicke
Overview of ODA’s Division of Livestock Environmental Permitting
Samuel Mullins
Phosphorus Densification and Availability From Manure-Derived BioChar
Joseph Sanford
Closing the Loop: Evaluating Carcass Compost for Corn Production in Northern Climates
Melissa Wilson
1:40pm- 2:00pm Odor Emission from Typical Animal Production Farms in Ohio
Lingying Zhao
Composting Pen Pack Cattle Manure for Improved Nutrient Transport
Eric Richer
Vermifiltration as a Technology for Lowering Dairy Wastewater’s Nutritional and Organic-Strength
Gilbert Miito
Thermal Dehydration for the Disposition of Poultry Mortalities
Jeff Hill
2:00pm- 2:20pm Air Quality Issues at Livestock Facilities
Al Heber
Subsurface Applying Swine Manure into Wheat as a Spring Nitrogen Source
Glen Arnold
Manure Nutrient Sensing Systems
Iris (Xiaoyu) Feng
Estimating Routine Poultry Mortality Mass Based on Systems Operation
Doug Hamilton
2:20pm- 2:40pm Abating Particulate Matter Emissions from On-Farm Poultry Litter-Fueled Energy Systems
John Ignosh
Impact of Sludge on Nutrient Concentration in Anaerobic Swine Lagoon Supernatant
Carly Graves
Evaluating Dry Manure Storage Options for Water Quality Protection in Western Washington
Scarlett Graham
Estimating Routine Swine Mortality Mass Based on Systems Operations
Doug Hamilton
2:40pm- 3:00pm Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions for Eight Dairy Manure Management Systems Employed in the Northeast and Upper Midwest
Curt Gooch
Perceptions of Agricultural Stakeholders on Manure Use Benefits and Barriers
Amy Schmidt
An Update on Litter Amendments and Ammonia Scrubbers for Reducing Ammonia Emissions and Phosphorus Runoff from Poultry Litter
Philip Moore
Estimating Routine Beef and Dairy Mortality Masses Based on Systems Operations
Doug Hamilton
3:00pm-3:30pm Break
Air Quality – Ammonia Sustainability Initiatives Technology and Nutrient Reduction Water Quality
3:30pm- 3:50pm Does Irrigation of Liquid Animal Manure Increase Ammonia Loss?
John Chastain
Active Participation in Livestock and Poultry Sustainability Initiatives
Erin Cortus, Marguerite Tan, Hema Prado, Michelle Rossman
Electrocatalytic Reduction of Nitrate on Hydrophobic, Negatively, and Positively Charged Peptide-Coated Gold Electrodes
Arash Emdadi
Evaluation of Agricultural Nutrient Management Technologies at Vermont Natural Ag Products, Middlebury, Vermont
Mark Stoermann
3:50pm-4:10pm Effects of Centrifuges and Screens on Separating Solids/ nutrient and Ammonia Emissions From Liquid Dairy Manure
Lide Chen
Electrochemical K-Struvite Formation for Simultaneous Phosphorus and Potassium Recovery From Hog and Dairy Manures
Amir Akbari
Nutrient Runoff in a Livestock-Intense Watershed: A Case Study of the Grand Lake St. Mary’s Watershed
Theresa Dirksen
4:10pm-4:30pm Manure Emissions During Agitation and Processing
Rebecca Larson
Demonstrated Maximization of Nutrient Recovery From Swine Manure
Rick Johnson
4:30pm- 4:50pm Impact of Sampling Timing on Measured Gas Concentrations and Emissions at a Commercial Laying Hen House
Jiqin Ni
The MAnure PHosphorus EXtraction (MAPHEX) System for Removing Phosphorus, Odor, Microbes, and Alkalinity From Dairy and Swine Manures
Clinton Church
4:50pm- 5:00pm
5:00pm- 5:30pm Break
5:30pm-7:30pm Poster Session
(see list below)
Outside Navigator/Starboard
7:30pm Dinner On Your Own

List of Posters (make sure starred ones indicate student posters)



Thursday, April 21

7:00am-8:00am Wetlands Tour
8:00am-8:30am Breakfast
9:00am-10:30am Physical Basis of Climate Change and Linkages to Animal Agriculture
Aaron Wilson
Climate Specialist, OSU
Bald Eagle/Blue Heron
Agricultural Impacts on Our Livestock and Climate
Frank Mitloehner
Air Quality Extension Specialist, UC Davis
Bald Eagle/Blue Heron
Conflict Management Among Multiple Stakeholders
Lara Fowler
Senior Lecturer, Penn State Law and Assistant Director, Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment
Bald Eagle/Blue Heron
10:30am-11:00am Break
Room –> Bald Eagle White Egret Tern Blue Heron
Environmental Impacts – Field Level Changing Manure Air Quality – Manure Management & Greenhouse Gases Manure & Nutrient Management Planning – Software
11:00am- 11:20am The Role of Manure for Dairy Carbon Neutrality Targets: An Environmental Assessment of Organic Farms
Horacio Aguirre-Villegas
Trends in Manure Sample Data
Nancy Bohl Bormann
Emission of Ammonia, Hydrogen Sulfide, and Greenhouse Gases Following Application of Aluminum Sulfate to Beef Feedlot Surfaces
Mindy Spiehs
Characterization of Innovative Manure Treatment Components
Peter Wright
11:20am- 11:40am Improving Production and Minimizing Nutrient Loss in Grazing Systems Through the Use of Grass-Legume Mixtures
Rhonda Miller
The Manure Analysis Proficiency Program: Trends in Laboratory Manure Testing Methods
Robert Miller
Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Co-Digestion of Dairy Manure with Community Substrate
Lauren Ray
Dairy Anaerobic Digestion Simulation Software
Timothy Shelford
11:40am- 12:00pm Groundwater Nitrate Variability at the Field Level: How to Unravel the Puzzle
Michael Sklash
Dynamic Manure “Book Values” Through the U.S. National Manure Database
Melissa Wilson
Reporting 15 Year’s of Experience in WISE Aeration at Manure and Wastewater Treatment Ponds (Updated)
John Ries
Ammonia Loss Following Application of Swine Manure
John Chastain
12:00pm- 12:20pm Frequency of Germinable Weed Seeds in Poultry Litters of North Carolina
Stephanie Kulesza
Using COMET Tools to Help Farms Plan for the Future
Allison Costa
Whole Farm Assessment of Nutrient Extraction From Dairy Manure
Al Rotz
12:20pm-1:20pm Lunch
Soil Health and Education Communications Panel BMPs and BATs Manure Management Nutrient Reuse
1:20pm- 1:40pm Impact of Swine Manure on Soil Health Properties: A Systematic Review
Jenifer Yost
I’m an Expert…Why Aren’t You Listening to Me?!
Amy Schmidt, Kari Nixon, David Lansing, Andy King
A Workshop to Review Best Management Practices (BMPs) and Best Available Technologies (BATs) for Control of Dust, Ammonia, and Airborne Pathogen Emissions at Commercial Poultry Facilities
Lingying Zhao, Al Heber, Teng Lim, Ji-Qin Ni
Advances in Nutrient Recovery Technology: Approaches to Controlling Recovered Product Chemistry
Lauren Greenlee
1:40pm- 2:00pm Assessment of Physical Properties for Cover Crop and Manure Applied Soils in Idaho’s Magic Valley
Kevin Kruger
Exploring the Effect of a Peptide Additive on Struvite Formation and Morphology: A High-Throughput Method
Jacob Hostert
2:00pm- 2:20pm Promoting Manure Composting for Livestock Operations
Mary Keena
Agronomic Response to Struvite as an Alternative Fertilizer-phosphorus Source
Lauren Greenlee
2:20pm- 2:40pm A Decision-Support Tool for the Design and Evaluation of Manure Management and Nutrient Reuse in Dairy and Swine Farm Facilities
S. Varma Vempalli
2:40pm- 3:00pm Evaluating Costs and Benefits of Manure Management Systems for a Decision Support Tool
Erin Scott
3:00pm-3:30pm Break
Student Pipeline Climate – Manure Management & Odors
3:30pm- 3:50pm Student Pipeline Panel

Moderator: Rebecca Larson

Panelists: Michelle Rossman, Amy Schmidt, Sam Mullins, Nancy Bohl Borman, and Anna Warmka

sponsored by Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Impacts of Swine Sludge Inclusion Rate on the Composting Process and Compost Quality
Piyush Patil
3:50pm- 4:10pm Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Agro-Industrial Feedstocks to Supplement Biogas Produced From Livestock Manure
Jennifer Rackliffe
4:10pm- 4:30pm Quantification GHG Emissions From Us Dairy Farms
Curt Gooch
4:30pm- 5:10pm
6:00pm Dinner


Friday, April 22

Room –> Bald Eagle White Egret Tern Blue Heron / Outside
8:00am- 9:00am Decision Support Tool
Rick Stowell
9:00am- 9:30am Interactive Curricula for the Future
Leslie Johnson, Todd Whitney, Sarah Fronczak
Calculating Dynamic Setback Maps Workshop
Chris Fenning
The Ohio State University’s Use of a Ventilation Trailer
Glen Arnold
9:30am- 10:30am S1074 Meeting
10:30am-11:00am Break
11:00am-1:00pm S1074 Meeting