The soil science graduate seminar in collaboration with the Masters of Land and Water systems are pleased to announce this week’s seminar:
The UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre: Tackling environmental challenges through dairy waste recovery and recycling
Panel discussion featuring:
- Jim Thompson, Director of the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
- Victor Lo, Member of the Water Pollution and Waste Management Group, UBC Civil Engineering
- Nelson Dinn, Manager of the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
Friday January 16, 3:00-4:00 pm
MacMillan Bldg, Room 154
Jim Thompson will provide an overview of the Dairy Education and Research Centre in Agassiz, BC and discuss relevant results of a recent study that developed the BC On-Farm Anaerobic Benchmark. Victor Lo will introduce the technology his group is developing for the recovery of phosphorus in the form of slow-release fertilizer, called struvite, from dairy cattle manure. Nelson Dinn will discuss recent work on the recovery and reuse of sand for bedding dairy cattle.
All are welcome!