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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:
EFFECTS OF ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS (AFOs) ON
WATER RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Fort Collins, Colorado
August 30-September 1, 1999

 

KEYNOTE SESSION: Perspectives on AFOs Research Needs

Tuesday, August 31, 1999
Moderator: Dana W. Kolpin, Co-chair, USGS, AFO Advisory Committee

Welcome and opening remarks

Douglas R. Posson U.S. Geological Survey, Regional Director, Central Region

Science in support of addressing national concerns of environmental and human health

Thomas Casadevall U.S. Geological Survey, Deputy Director

The past, present, and future of animal feeding operations

Don Ament Commissioner, Colorado Department of Agriculture

Trends, technology, and challenges for large-scale animal agriculture

Paul Hitch President and CEO, Hitch Enterprises Inc.

State's management of AFOs: Balancing economic benefits and environmental responsibilities

Paul W. Johnson Director, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency validation of environmental concerns and development and assessment of national regulations

Roberta Parry Senior Agriculture Policy Analyst, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Manure management research in USDA-ARS

Robert Wright National Program Staff, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Documented and potential human-health issues related to animal feeding operations

Enzo Campagnolo U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs)

Mary Henry Chief, Branch of Ecosystem Health, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

 

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