Nebraska Cattlemen, Nebraska Farm Bureau, Nebraska Poultry Industries, Nebraska Pork Producers and the Nebraska State Dairy Association are jointly conducting a series of local meetings for all livestock producers. The goal is to explain new and expanded nutrient management regulations in Nebraska.
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality nutrient management specialists will give a presentation on the new and expanded regulations. Other industry specialists will be in attendance to answer questions.
The meeting dates, times and locations are:
March 13: Bridgeport--Prairie Winds at 11:30 a.m.
March 14: Oxford--Mulligans at 6:30 p.m.
March 19: Beatrice--Gage County UNL Extension Office at 6:30 p.m.
March 20: Wakefield--Legion Hall at 11:30 a.m.
March 20: Columbus--Wunderlichs at 7:00 p.m.
March 21: Belvidere--Belvidere Community Center at 6:30 p.m.
Changes to Nebraska's nutrient management regulations have been put in place. These mandatory regulations affect all livestock producers that are permitted by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, says Michael Kelsey, executive vice president of the Nebraska Cattlemen. "If your operation is permitted by NDEQ or you are considering expanding your operation then join us for an informational meeting on the new regulations," he says.
This meeting is sponsored by We Support Agriculture; JES Environmental Services, Inc.; Nutrient Advisors, LLC; and Settje Agri-Services & Engineering, Inc.
The meetings are free of charge. For more information, contact Kristen Hassebrook with the Nebraska Cattlemen at 402-475-2333.