Bringing together the nation's best science with innovative outreach on animal agriculture and the environment. Add in opportunities to meet and network with the outstanding people behind those science and solutions. Mix together a multidisciplinary emphasis and collaborative atmosphere. That is a winning recipe for turning waste into worth!
Join us March 30-April 3, 2015 in Seattle, WA. We will be headquartered at the Westin hotel. In addition to high-quality technical sessions and posters, we are planning some exceptional tour opportunities and invite you to join us one evening for a traditional Native American salmon bake. Committees are currently being formed. If you are interested in being part of those, please fill out our committee volunteer form.
Conference chairs: Joe Harrison firstname.lastname@example.org and Liz Whitefield email@example.com, Washington State University and Mark Risse firstname.lastname@example.org, University of Georgia
Program chair: Saqib Mukhtar and David Smith, Texas Agri-Life Extension
Program topic leaders: 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
Planning committee: Rick Stowell, Leslie Johnson, Jill Heemstra, and Crystal Powers, University of Nebraska; Teng Lim, University of Missouri; Thomas Bass, Montana State University; Jean Bonhotal, Cornell University; Mike Westendorf, Rutgers University, Allison Wiedeman and Carol Galloway, US EPA, Nichole Embertson, Whatcom Conservation District; Mollie Bogardus, Green Mountain Technologies
Those who make or 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! Continuing education credits are expected to be available for certified crop advisors, professional animal scientists, professional engineers, technical service providers and others.