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The Poultry Waste Management program from OSU Extension features classes, a newsletter and an informative website. These resources were created to help Oklahoma’s poultry producers and poultry waste applicators by providing convenient access to poultry waste management education schedules, regulatory information, related publications and local Extension contacts.


  • For more information about Oklahoma's poultry waste management regulations, visit the Oklahoma Regulations page.

  • Go to the publications page to view, print or download more related materials, including past issues of Poultry Practices, the OSU Extension industry newsletter.

  • Oklahoma Litter Market serves as a FREE communication resource that lists sellers and service providers of poultry litter. Marketing poultry litter to more distant nutrient-deficient areas or for further processing offers one solution to the litter surplus issue associated with high production areas. View current fertilizer prices Two River CoopThe Oklahoma Litter Market participant listings are added and maintained throughout the year. Download the Oklahoma Litter Market flyer to view the list of sellers and service providers. Contact Brad Bain,, to be added or update your listing.

  • Poultry Litter Transfer Program – This program will provide an incentive to the poultry grower to sell litter to a qualified buyer but also to the buyer to help offset the cost of transport. For more information and guidelines, view the Poultry Litter Transfer Program document.

  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors – Addressing challenges through voluntary programs. Bringing neighbors and poultry growers together to identify problems and implement solutions that reduce impacts of facilities on the local community by: Improving understanding of issues and concerns - Improving utilization of available or new programs and technologies to address concerns - Improving communication among neighbors and other partners - Improving protection of natural resources - Providing criteria to inform growers and integrators in planning future facilities. To accomplish the objectives, the program will work with landowners to: Implement conservation practices - Provide education and outreach to growers and their neighbors - Implement best management practices on either grower’s or neighbor’s property - Work with county commissioners on road issues where necessary - Allow for new, innovative technologies to address issues and concerns - Find ways to use current technologies or practices in new ways. For more information and details, view the Neighbors Helping Neighbors flyer.


Spring 2024– Poultry Waste
Management Education

Initial 9 Hour Classes – In Person Meetings



Topics include:

  • Regulations
  • Environmental Background
  • Understanding the Nutrient Management Plan
  • Poultry Litter Nutrient Management
  • Soil & Litter Sampling, Spreader Calibration
  • Litter Use as a Soil Amendment 
  • Conservation Practices 
  • Alternative Waste Management Technologies
  • Poultry Litter Commerce


Spring 2024 Course Schedule


All Classes will be held from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


McCurtain County

Date: March 27, 2024

Time: 9:00 am (Lunch provided with RSVP)

Place:  OSU Extension Center 301 North Central Ave, Idabel OK 74745 

For more information and to RSVP please contact the
McCurtain County Extension Office at (580) 286-7558


McIntosh County

Date: April 16, 2024

Time: 9:00 am (Lunch provided with RSVP)

Place:  Checotah Senior Center 611 N. Broadway, Checotah, OK

For more information and to RSVP please contact the
McIntosh County Extension Office at (918) 689-7772.


Delaware County

Date: May 7, 2024

Time: 9:00 am (Lunch provided with RSVP)

Place:  Delaware Co. Fairgrounds, Jay, OK

For more information and to RSVP please contact the
Delaware County Extension Office at (918) 253-4332


2-Hour Continuing Education

We are offering four options for receiving 2-Hour of continuing education this Spring.
See options below:


In Person Meeting


McCurtain County

Date: March 26, 2024
Time:   6:00 PM—8:00 PM
Place: OSU Extension Office Idabel, OK
Topics:  Pest Management In and Around the Poultry House;
Poultry House Lighting:  Impacts on Feed Phosphorus

For more information, please contact the McCurtain County Extension Office at (580) 286-7558.


LeFlore County

Date: April 17, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM—3:30 PM, PWMT CEU Sessions 9 am—Noon  
Place: Eastern OK Ag Trade Show LeFlore County Fairgrounds, Poteau, OK
Topics:  Pest Management In and Around the Poultry House
 Poultry House Lighting:  Impacts on Feed Phosphorus

For more information, please contact the LeFlore County Extension Office at (918) 413-4310


Delaware County

Date: May 6, 2024
Time:   6:00 PM—8:00 PM
Place: Delaware Co. Fairgrounds, Jay, OK
Topics:  Poultry Farm Biosecurity; ODAFF Record Keeping

For more information, please contact the Delaware County Extension Office at (918) 253-4332.


Sequoyah County

Date: May 20, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Place: Sequoyah County Fairgrounds, Sallisaw 
Topics:  New Rules & Regulations; Are There Weed Seeds in Poultry Litter
For more information, please contact the Sequoyah County Extension Office at (918) 775-4838


Via Video Recording at Your County Extension Office

Producers and applicators wishing to avoid large public meetings, or if driving distance is an issue, can view recordings of our trainings at their local county extension office.   These viewings can be scheduled at any participating OSU Extension Office in Oklahoma. Recordings will last approximately 2 hours.  


Appointments should be made beginning April 15th and must be completed no later than June 15th. Please do not wait until the last minute.


To make an appointment, contact your local OSU Extension Office.


You will be given your attendance certificate at the completion of the training, and you must sign in to receive credit. 

If you have any questions regarding your education status hours or need any other assistance, please contact Brad Bain, PWME program assistant, at

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