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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 Claude Bess,, 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 2022 - Poultry Waste Management Education

Initial 9 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


Delaware County
Date:   May 17, 2022
Time:   9:00 am (Lunch provided, please RSVP)
Place: Delaware Co. Fairgrounds, Jay
For more information and to RSVP please contact the Delaware County Extension Office (918) 253-4332.



2-hour Continuing Education

You will have 3 options for receiving 2-hour continuing education 2-hour credits this SPRING.

See your options below:


In Person Meeting


Johnston County
Date: May 5, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Johnston Co. Fairgrounds, Tishomingo
Topics: Value of litter from nutrient standpoint, Correct techniques for forage testing and soil sampling 
For more info please contact the Johnston County Extension Office (580) 371-9533.


Delaware County

Date: May 17, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM

Place: Delaware County Fairgrounds, Jay
Topics: Value of poultry litter, Biosecurity

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


McIntosh County

Date: June 14, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM

Place: Checotah Public Library, 626 Gentry Ave.

Topics: Value of litter from nutrient standpoint, Biosecurity

For more info please contact the McIntosh County Extension Office (918) 689-7772.



Watch on Zoom


Register for the June 7, 2022 6:00pm meeting

Topics: Managing Mortalities, Value of litter from nutrient standpoint


  • Click on the date above that you wish to attend to pre-register then you will receive the information by email to be able to join the Zoom on the selected date/time. Please watch for and keep this email handy. Please check your spam and junk folders. 
  • If more than 1 person in a household needs credit it would be ideal for them to register separately and attend on different devices.  
  • You must download the Zoom desktop client or mobile client as you will not be able to join using the web client. 
  • You will be required to watch the presentation in its entirety to get credit as we will be able to see how long each person is there.  As a reminder, if you are more than 15 minutes late ODAFF will not allow us to give you credit for the class.
  • Attendees will then receive your certificate by email in the weeks following the class as proof you attended for your records.


Watch a recorded presentation in your local OSU Extension Office by Appointment only

We will be offering a limited number of appointments for individuals to watch the 2-hour continuing education class in their local county OSU Extension office Beginning April 18th and no later than July 15th to receive credit for 2022. Please do not wait until the last minute as schedules will be filling up quickly. To make an appointment contact your local OSU Extension Office.


You will sign in and be given your attendance certificate before you leave. If you do not sign in, you will not receive credit.

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

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