New Animal Waste License Training to Be Offered in Duplin County

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All swine farms in the State of North Carolina with more than 250 hogs on site must have a designated Certified Animal Waste Operator (CAWO) that is registered with the state. Before an individual can be designated as a CAWO, they must attend an extensive training class to learn how to execute the specific animal waste plan for a particular farm, and they must pass an extensive exam. In addition to this initial certification, CAWOs are required to receive at least six credit hours of approved continuing education every three years.

CAWOs should feel free to contact Amanda Hatcher at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Duplin County center at 910-296-2143 with any questions about CAWO certification or continuing education credits.

We are excited to announce the opportunity for New Animal Waste License. The ten hours of training will be at the Duplin County Center, Ed Emory Auditorium, 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on both, Thursday and Friday, January 27-28, 2022.

Preregistration for this class is required by calling (910) 296-2143.