Tours will feature the Western Lake Erie Basin and highlight water quality research, edge-of-field paired monitoring, manure management technologies, in-season manure application on wheat and corn, air quality best management practices, manure and livestock mortality composting, and more.
- Tuesday, April 19, 2022
- Leaving from Maumee Bay Lodge
- Cost of $25, includes transportation and lunch
- Registration limited
Tour 1: Field to Faucet | Focuses on manure management at dairies, on-farm water quality research,edge-of-field research, and drinking water treatment.
Tour 2: Alternative Technologies + Treatments | Focuses on anaerobic digestion, composting, treating subsurface drainage water to capture phosphorus, satellite ponds for liquid manure, and in-season manure application to corn.
Tour 3: Poultry Plus | Focuses on poultry litter handling and management, including pelletization and composting, and mitigation of odors, including litter treatments and windbreaks.
Stay tuned for details on tour stops.