Online Animal Waste Operator Continuing Education Credits

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Because of continued restrictions on in-person meetings, Cooperative Extension has organized several opportunities for Animal Waste Operators to receive continuing education credits for 2020. Each session is worth 3 continuing education credits and attendees must register through the links below. A link for the video call as well as a reminder will be emailed to you several days before the event. If you have any questions or need assistance,  feel free to call the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Wilson County office at 252.237.0111.

November 10, 5–8 p.m.:

  • Best Management Practices for Sampling Manures (30min) – Mahmoud Sharara, NC State University
  • Weather- Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Flooding – (1 hour) – National Weather Service
  • Hay Production- (30min)Dennis Hancock, formerly UGA
  • Proper Tissue Sampling- (30min) – Steph Kulesza, NC State University
  • Nutrient Mangement Planning and Cropping Systems – (30min) – Steph Kulesza, NC State University

December 3, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.:

  • Sludge Management and Utilization Opportunities – (1 hour) Mahmoud Sharara, NC State University
  • NC Pork Council – Legislative Updates (1 hour) – Angie Maier, NCPC
  • What to expect on a DEQ inspection (30min) – Megan Stilley, Washington Regional Office
  • African Swine Fever update (30min) – Jon Holt, NC State University

December 16, 1-4 p.m.:

  • Using Animal Waste in Forestry – (30min) – Colby Lambert, NC State Extension
  • Bermudagrass Fertilization and Issues – (1 hour) – Georgia Love, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services – Regional Agronomist
  • Crop Production- (30min) – NC State University Crop Science Department
  • Research on Identifying DNA of Waste Products – (1 hour) – NC Pork Council cooperation