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 Agenda for MnCAA 2019 CAWT Certification Workshops

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DATE: Thursday, February 21st, 2019 │ 8:00 Registration and Trade Show, 9:00 Program Start

LOCATION: Days Inn, 1000 Hwy 7, Hutchinson, MN 
More information and additional locations: 
Please note: Times are approximate.

8:00 AM         Registration and Trade Show 
9:00 AM         Welcome and MDA CAWT Program Update 
                         ~Rick Martens--MNCAA Executive Director 
                         ~Dan Dvorak--Minnesota Department of Agriculture 
9:10 AM.        Update on MNDOT Regulations 
~Dave Busse--MN State Patrol, Commercial Vehicle Section 
9:40 AM         Manure Gas Safety 
~Erin Cortus—University of Minnesota Extension 
10:20 AM        Break and Introduction of Sponsoring Vendors and Trade Show 
10:50 AM        Nutrient Availability in Manure—What, When and Where…. 
~Melissa Wilson--University of Minnesota Extension 
11:30 AM          Lunch Break and Trade Show 
12:15 PM          Annual Meeting and Door Prize Drawings 
1:00 PM           Applying Manure in Extreme Conditions with MPCA recommendations 
~Chryseis Modderman--University of Minnesota Extension 
~Melissa Wilson--University of Minnesota Extension 
                          ~Local MPCA and CFO Staff 

2:00 PM          Adjourn 

 *New this year: Please bring your CAWT card to class! Commercial Animal Waste Applicators will now be able to attend workshops for recertification credit. Attending a workshop in 2019 will give your credit for 2020-2021. You will need to either attend a workshop or watch the video in 2021. Attending a workshop gives recertification credit for two years. Watching the video gives credit for one year. If you have questions, please call MDA at 651-201-6146 or email

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