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W2W Wednesday, April 24

Wednesday At a Glance

Time Activity Location
6:00 a.m. Informal Run/Walk Meet in Hotel Lobby
7:00–8:15 a.m. Breakfast Meridian Foyer
8:30–9:00 a.m. Welcome from University of Minnesota and Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Community Meridian Ballroom
9:00–10:00 a.m.

Keynote | Sustainable Animal Agriculture: Past Accomplishments and Future Challenges

Marty Matlock, University of Arkansas

Meridian Ballroom
10:00–10:30 a.m. Networking Break Meridian Foyer
10:30–11:45 a.m.

Industry Panel | Integrating Sustainability Efforts in the Livestock and Crop Industries

Brett Kaysen, National Pork Board 
Ben Weinheimer, US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef
Betsy Hickman, Field to Market

Meridian Ballroom
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch Pinnacle Ballroom
1:00–4:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

Technical Session | Water Quality and Soil Health

Workshop | Establishing an Environmental Sustainability Framework for Animal Agriculture

Invited Panel | Wastewater Treatment for Water and Nutrient Recycling ‐ Stakeholder Perspectives
Rick Stowell and Teng Lim

 
4:00–6:30 p.m.

Poster Session and Reception

Student Poster Competition

Meridian Foyer
     

Concurrent Sessions 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Moderator: Nichole Embertson

1:00 p.m. Regional Runoff Risk Tools for Nutrient Reduction in Great Lakes States
Dustin Goering

1:20 p.m. Minnesota's Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast
Heather Johnson

1:40 p.m. The Michigan EnviroImpact Tool: A Supporting Tool to Help Farmers in Forecasting Manure Nutrient Runoff Risk
Erica Rogers

2:00 p.m. Winter Manure Application: Research Needs and Future Direction
Steven Safferman


Break in Meridian Foyer

Moderator: Leslie Johnson

2:40 p.m. Nutrient Leaching Under Manure Staging Piles
Rhonda Miller 

3:00 p.m. Macropore Characterization to Enable the Selection of Practices that Minimize Soluble Phosphorus Loss
Steven Safferman 

3:20 p.m. Impact of Biochar on Nitrogen Cycling: Oxidation and Application to Filter Strips
Rebecca Larson 

3:40 p.m. Impact of Animal Manure and Organic Biosolids on Properties Contributing to Soil Health
Linda Schott

Moderator: Natalie Hunt

1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP | Establishing an Environmental Sustainability Framework for Animal Agriculture Natalie Hunt


Break - Meridian Foyer

2:40 p.m. WORKSHOP | Establishing an Environmental Sustainability Framework for Animal Agriculture continued
Natalie Hunt 

Moderator: Rick Stowell

INVITED PANEL | Wastewater Treatment for Water and Nutrient Recycling ‐ Stakeholder Perspectives Rick Stowell and Teng Lim