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W2W Friday, April 26

Friday At a Glance

Time Activity Locations
6:00 a.m. Informal Walk/Run Meet in Hotel Lobby
7:00 a.m. Registration Meridian Foyer
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Meridian Foyer
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

Workshop | Hands-on Activities to Teach Land Application of Manure

Invited Panel | Influence of Beef Production Systems on Animal Performance, the Environment and Consumer Preference

Technical Session | Sustainable Animal Systems

Technical Session | Communicating about Livestock Operations and Manure

Networking Break

12:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns  


Concurrent Sessions 8:00–noon

Moderator: Amy Schmidt

8:00 am Carbon, Water, and Land Use for Pork Production when Modifying Type and Regional Sourcing of Feed Ingredients
Jennifer Schmitt

8:20 am Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production Systems in the Changing Climate of the Northeast
Al Rotz

8:40 am Thermal and Electrical Energy and Water Consumption in a Midwest Dairy Parlor
Brad Heins

9:00 am Pasture‐based Dairy Impact on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling in Response to Grazing Grass‐Legume Mixtures over Monocultures
Jenny Long

9:20 am A National Assessment of the Environmental Impacts of Beef Cattle Production
Al Rotz

9:40 a.m. Break Meridian Foyer

Moderator: Leslie Johnson

8:00 a.m. WORKSHOP | Using Hands‐On Activities to Teach Land Application of Manure
Leslie Johnson

9:40 a.m. Break - Meridian Foyer

Moderator: Melony Wilson

10:00 am Adding Color to Your Program...People and Personalities
Mary Keena

10:20 am Survey of Pennsylvania Manure Hauler and Broker Certification Program
Robert Meinen

10:40 am Transforming Manure from Waste to Worth to Support Responsible Livestock Production in Nebraska
Amy Schmidt

11:00 am Development of Short Educational Videos for CAFO Related Topics
Teng Lim

11:20 am Development of a Livestock Siting Assessment Matrix
Rick Stowell

Moderator: Megan Webb

10:00 a.m. INVITED PANEL | The Influence of Beef Production Systems on Animal Performance, the Environment, and Consumer Preference
Megan Webb