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2010 Manure Expo: Balancing Production and Conservation

Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, the 2010 Manure Expo took place at the Rock Springs Ag Progress Days site on July 15, 2010 .

Manure Expo Recap

  • 55 attended Chesapeake Manure Summit
  • 22 educational sessions
  • 30 speakers from 9 states and Washington DC
  • 59 exhibitors
  • 22 equipment demonstrations
  • 1,300 attendees

Manure Expo 2010 Follow-up

Miss this year's manure expo?  Here are a few recordings of lectures that were given:

Pictures of the 2010 Manure Expo

 

 Show Guide

Event Highlights

The Expo combines four attractions into one event

  • Industry trade show
  • Manure technology demonstrations
  • Educational events including continuing education for certified haulers

 

Centre County Map (Thumbnail)

Regional Profile

Central Pennsylvania is rich in agricultural production.

  • The event location is accessible with a 1-day driving trip from PA, NY, MD, VA, DE, WV, NJ, OH – states with over 1.6 million milking cows.
  • NY and PA are ranked 3 and 5 nationally in dairy production, respectively.
  • PA has 8,500 dairies and 550,000 milking cows.
  • About 4,200,000 hogs are marketing annually from PA farms.
  • PA ranks 2nd nationally in number of poultry farms with 9,423 farms.

Background

  • The Manure Expo is an annual national event.
  • Pennsylvania is the 6th host state.
  • This is the 8th Expo; previously the event was hosted by Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa.

Future Manure Expo Sites

  • 2011  Nebraska
  • 2012  Wisconsin