UACES Facebook Water summit on animal production planned for April 1 in Bentonville

Water summit on animal production planned for April 1 in Bentonville

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    • Speakers from industry to highlight conference
    • UA System Division of Agriculture, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science sponsoring event

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Water Summit, a conference on managing drinking water for animal production, is set for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 1 at Northwest Arkansas Community College’s Shewmaker Business Development Center in Bentonville.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and its Center of Excellence for Poultry Science are sponsoring the event.

“The goal of the summit is to help dispel the myths that exist about water quality and treatment options,” said Susan Watkins, a poultry extension specialist who will speak at the conference.

Other speakers will include Daniel Venne, a veterinarian with Couvoir Scott ltée of Quebec; Brad Dolphine of Beaver Lake Water Treatment, Mary Foy of Proxyclean, Stacy Cunningham of Aquatech, Dane Marsden of Blue Earth Labs, Steve Sullivan of Stenner Pump, Mueez Ahmad of Neogen; Ross Thoreson of BVS and Sonja Ingmanson of Silver Bullet.

Registration for the conference is $40 per person. Online registration is available at http://forms.uaex.edu/registrations/watersummit.asp. For more information contact Watkins at swatkin@uark.edu or 479-575-7118.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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By Sara Jean Landis
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Sara Jean Landis 
Communications
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
U of A Division of Agriculture
slandis@uark.edu
479-575-3192 

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