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Kick-off manure management survey in Argentinian feedlots

[Argentina]

Within the framework of an Opportunity for Practice Change a kick-off meeting was held on August 7 in Buenos Aires with experts from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, National Institute of Agricultural Technology, the Argentina Association of Animal Production and the National Animal Health Service. In the meeting, hosted by the Argentinian Feedlot Chamber and led by the Faculty of Veterinary Science of UNICEN, the experts discussed the necessary activities to systematize the exchange of best practices for manure management in intensive livestock systems, and to contribute to its dissemination. The first activity will be a national feedlot survey about current manure practices in collaboration with the Argentinian Feedlot Chamber.