CHIPPEWA FALLS and BARRON, Wis. — The Division of Extension Offices in Barron and Chippewa Counties will host Manure Applicator 101 Training. The Chippewa County training is March 4 in Chippewa Falls at the Chippewa County Courthouse, Room 003. The Barron County training will be March 11 in Barron at the Barron County Government Center, Room 110. Both training sessions will run from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. Registration will open at 12:30pm. This training is designed for farmers and custom manure applicators to assist in safe and accurate application of manure.
Topics covered will include manure gas safety, safe road operation, manure application setbacks and regulations, manure spill response, and operator health and safety. Participants completing the training will receive a certificate of completion. Cost to attend the program is $10 and payable at the door.
For more information or to pre-register, contact the Chippewa County Extension Office 715-726-7950 or the Barron County Extension Office 715-537-6250.
— University of Wisconsin-Madison
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