Fall

Presentations

Agricultural Methane Recovery in Iowa/strong | ppt |
Partnerships for Livestock | ppt |
Renewable Energy Technologies | ppt |
Capturing Value with Environmental Systems | ppt |
Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 | ppt |
Wind Energy in Iowa | ppt|

Agenda

TUESDAY—Agriculture

11 am-1 pm    Registration and Sandwich Buffet, catered by the Machine Shed.

1-2 pm    Tour of the Living History Farms.

1850 and 1900 era Iowa farms.

2-2:10 pm     Break

2:10- 4:10 pm    Agriculture and Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Panel

Roger Wolf, Iowa Soybean Association
John Lawrence, Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University
Earl Dotson, Environmental Management Solutions, Iowa Pork Producers Association

4:10-4:25 pm    Break

4:25-5 pm    Process Mapping and Agriculture

Our Agriculture
EMS panelists will assist us in processing mapping a confined animal feeding operation (CAFO).

5-7 pm    Dinner and Networking Opportunity,Rock Bottom Brewery

7-9 pm    Roundtable Business Meeting, Comfort Suites at Living History Farms

This business meeting will review mission and goals (review bylaws). Roundtable will identify challenges, opportunities for improvement, and develop a plan to implement changes. The group as a whole will prioritize what should be done by P2R7 in future.

WEDNESDAY—Energy

7:30-8 am    Registration.

A video about Reeve Cattle Company, an integrated agri-business will be played during this time.

8-8:40 am    Methane Powered Farms

David Downing, Iowa DNR Energy and Waste Management Bureau

8:40-9:05 am    Wind Energy in Iowa

Keith Kutz, Iowa Energy Center (tentative)

9:05-9:45 am    Bio-diesel: The Producer’s Perspective

Gary Haer, West Central Soy

9:45-10:am    Break.

A video about Reeve Cattle Company, an integrated agri-business will be played during this time.

10-10:30 am    Bio-based Cutting Fluids

Lou Honary, UNI’s Agricultural Based Industrial Lubricants Research Program

10:30 am-12:30 pm    Farm Bill Conservation Security Program

Ellen Huntoon, Senator Tom Harkin’s office

12:30-1:30 pm    Lunch on the run

1:30-2:30 pm    Optional Tour of the BioMass Energy Conversion (BECON) Facility, Nevada

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