Fremont City Official Recognized for Innovative Biosolids Distribution Program

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Service recognized a Fremont city official Thursday for his efforts in instituting a biosolids distribution program with area crop producers.

Extension Educator Dave Varner presented the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Dodge County Extension Agriculture Education Programming to Wastewater Plant Superintendent Keith Kontor during a crop production clinic at the Midland University Event Center.

"Keith initiated a partnership with the local Extension program in 2000 seeking an opportunity to recycle City of Fremont wastewater treatment sludge into farmland fertilizer," Varner said. "He approached the Extension asking for help in developing and managing the Fremont Biosolids Farmland Application program.

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