Volume 25, Number 3
Soil Health Workshop: The Keys to Soil Health
You can unlock the secrets within the soil and improve crop yields by learning the key ingredients to managing soil at the Soil Health Workshop. This workshop will give basic knowledge of how soil works and how management practices affect the services that soil provides. Knowing the secrets to your soil will help you determine the practices that best fit your farm and your management goals.
- Soil Biology demystified - learn how microbial life is needed for crop nutrient uptake
- Dynamic properties of soil translated - managing for soil structure can help crops withstand drought
- Cover Crops rationalized - a great tool for improving soil health but just one part of the whole picture
- Management techniques analyzed - learn how to protect the greatest resource on your farm
Each workshop begins at 9:00 am and ends at 4 pm.
March 5 - Lamar, MO at the Thiebaud Auditorium, 105 East 11thSteet, Lamar, MO. Deadline to register is February 19. Call for availability after deadline.
March 19 - Albany, MO at the Hundley-Whaley Research Center, 1109 S. Birch Street, Albany, MO. Deadline to register is March 5. Call for availability after deadline.
March 25 - Sikeston, MO to be held at the Clinton Building Community Center, 501 Campanella Drive, Sikeston, MO. Deadline is March 11. Call for availability after deadline.
March 26 - Kennett, MO at the Eagles Lodge, 1090 Jones Street, Kennett, MO. Deadline to register is March 12. Call for availability after deadline.
Registration: $10 - lunch provided. Make checks payable to "Soil Health Workshop" and mail to Jill Staples, Soil Health Workshop, University of Missouri Bradford Research Center, 4968 Rangeline Rd. Columbia, MO 65201.
Brought to you by the University of Missouri Bradford Research Center sponsored by NRCS.
For any questions contact Jill Staples at 573-239-2179.
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