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Manure management workshop offered

HERON LAKE -- A manure management workshop will be offered July 31, at the Heron Lake Community Center. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided.

The program begins at 10 a.m. with a report from Kiel Tschumperlin, Heron Lake Watershed District, on the TMDL implementation background. Also on the agenda is a report from Jose Hernandez, University of Minnesota Extension, on phosphorus management and the economics of manure; Andrew Nesseth, Extended Ag Services, Inc., on grid sampling techniques and economics of precision ag; and Wayne Cords, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, on manure record keeping requirements, setbacks, emergency response and manure sampling techniques.

Registration is requested by calling the Heron Lake Watershed District office at (507) 793-2462 by July 29. Walk-ins are also welcome to attend.