Conservation Matters February 2013

The Texas Land, Water and Wildlife Connection

From Waste to Worth Conference set for April 1-5 in Denver

The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center is hosting a national conference April 1-5 in Denver. Following the theme of "From Waste to Worth: 'Spreading' Science and Solutions," the conference will cover research, education and extension efforts related to managing environmental impacts of livestock and poultry production, according to organizers. The conference program will include farm tours, posters, workshops, commercial exhibits and oral presentations.

Organizers encourage researchers, agricultural and environmental organizations, consultants, cooperative extension agents and specialists, equipment manufacturing and sales reps, agricultural producers and regulatory and policy staff to attend. Continuing education credits are expected to be available for certified crop advisors, professional animal scientists, professional engineers, technical service providers and others.

More information and registration is available at or by contacting Mark Risse at

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