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!
Thanks to everyone that made Waste to Worth 2 a success! We had over 270 people join us with more than 170 presentations. Now, we are looking for the team that wants to continue this conference!
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!
Planning committee: Thomas Bass, Montana State University; Jean Bonhotal, Cornell; Caitlin Conover and Carol Galloway, US EPA, Nichole Embertson, Whatcom Conservation District; Rick Stowell, University of Nebraska; Amanda Douridas, Ohio State; Teng Lim, Univerisity of Missouri; Glenn Carpenter, Sally Bredeweg, Terrell Erickson, and Jeff Porter, USDA NRCS; Erin Cortus, South Dakota State; Josh Payne, Oklahoma State; Kim Cook and Terry Whitehead, USDA ARS; Melony Wilson, University of Georgia; Shafiqur Rahman, North Dakota State
Program chair: Saqib Mukhtar and David Smith, Texas Agri-Life Extension
Program committee: John Brooks, USDA ARS; Bill Lazarus, University of Minnesota; Rhonda Miller, Utah State University; Becky Larson, University of Wisconsin; Amy Schmidt, University of Nebraska; Jactone Arogo, Virginia Tech; Crystal Powers, University of Nebraska; Allison Weideman and Hema Subramanian, US EPA; Mike Westendorf, Rutgers;
Tours: Mollie Bogardus, Green Mountain Technologies; Andy Bary, Washington State
Sponsors and exhibitors: Mike Westendorf, Rutgers; Teng Lim, University of Missouri, Leslie Johnson, University of Nebraska
Proceedings chair: Jill Heemstra, University of Nebraska