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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 2023 – Poultry Waste
Management Education

Spring 2023 Class Schedule

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


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


McCurtain County

Date: April 26, 2023

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

Place: OSU Extension Office,301 N. Central Ave., Idabel, OK 

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


Delaware County

Date: May 3, 2023

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.


McIntoch County

Date: May 10, 2023

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.


2-Hour Continuing Education

You will have four options for receiving 2-Hour of continuing education this spring.
See your options below:


In Person Meeting


Ottawa County

Date:  April 14, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM—11:00 AM

Place: Ottawa  Co. Extension Office, Miami, OK

Topics: New Rules & Regulations, Applicator Safety When Handling Litter

For more information, please contact the Ottawa County Extension Office (918) 542-1688.


LeFlore County

Date: April 15, 2023

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:  New Rules & Regulations, Are There Weed Seeds in Litter

For more information, please contact the LeFlore County Extension Office (918) 647-8231.


Haskell County

Date: April 27, 2023

Time: 6:00 PM—8:00 PM

Place: Kiamichi Technology Center, 1410 Old Military Rd., Stigler, OK

Topics: New Rules & Regulations, Are There Weed Seeds in Litter

For more information, please contact the Haskell Co, Ext. Office at (918) 967-4330.


Delaware County

Date: May 2, 2023

Time: 6:00 PM—8:00 PM

Place: Delaware Co. Fairgrounds, Jay, OK

Topics: New Rules & Regulations, Guidance Systems For Applicators

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


McCurtain County

Date: May 5, 2023      

Time: 8:00 AM—2:00 PM, PWMT CEU Sessions 9 am—Noon

Place: McCurtain County Poultry Litter and Pesticide Applicator Field Day, McCurtain County Fairgrounds, Idabel, OK

Topics: Are There Weed Seeds In Litter, Guidance Systems For Applicators

Lunch provided.  Please RSVP by calling the McCurtain County Extension Office  at (580) 286-7558 no later than  Tuesday. May 2.


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 May 1st 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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