Considerations for Landspreading Milk Webinar

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 10:30 am to 12:00 noon

Register by 4:30 pm, April 6 at

Some Wisconsin dairy farms have been asked by their processors to withhold delivery of milk, resulting in the need for milk or milk/manure mixtures to be applied to cropland. The “Considerations for Landspreading Milk” webinar hosted in collaboration with UW-Madison College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, UW-Madison Extension, and UW Nutrient & Pest Management Program, will discuss reasons for milk surpluses at some plants, future expectations, nutrient management as it is related to spreading of milk, and handling and storage issues that should be considered for milk as well regulatory requirements. 


  • Where are we now and why we are here, Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability & UW Madison Division of Extension
  • Nutrient availability, agronomics, and water quality issues associated with landspreading milk, Carrie Laboski, UW Madison Department of Soil Science & Division of Extension
  • Applicable DATCP and DNR rules/regulations for landspreading milk, Aaron O’Rourke, Wisconsin DNR
  • Managing milk in manure storage, handling, and treatment systems, Becky Larson, UW Madison Department of Biosystems Engineering & Division of Extension

There is no charge for the webinar and is open to farmers, agronomists, agency personnel, and others who have an interest in this topic.

Please register for this free webinar at:

Registration deadline is 4:30 pm on Monday, April, 6. Connection information will be emailed before 9:30 am on April 7.

Please direct any questions Nutrient & Pest Management Program Outreach Specialist Ashley Blackburn at

This program is sponsored in collaboration by University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Ag & Life Sciences, Division of Extension, and Nutrient & Pest Management Program.

An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements. 

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