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Healthy Soils Workshop

Date: 11-Sep-2017


Workshop Agenda

When: Monday, September 11, 2017 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:00-8:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 21, 2017, Evening hours,m, TBA

Where: Countryside Conservancy Headquarters
4965 Quick Road, Peninsula, Ohio, 44264

 

Registration Required
Contact Sandy Barbic Summit SWCD 330-926-2452
sbarbic@summitswcd.org


Monday, Sept. 11

 

Presentations 9/11 & 9/12, James J. Hoorman, Regional Soil Health
Specialist, Northeast Region Natural Resources Conservation Service-Soil Health Division, Ohio and Michigan

 

5:00-5:30-Registration and Welcome
5:30-6:30-Soil Ecology and Nutrient Recycling
6:30-6:45-Break
6:45-7:45-Improving Soil Structure and Reducing Soil
Compaction, (including soil demonstrations.)
7:45-8:00-Group Discussion, Questions and Answers.

Tuesday, Sept. 12
Presentation 9/21, Steve Culman Phd., Ohio State University College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Soil Fertility Lab 
5:00-5:30-Registration and Welcome
5:30-6:30-Economics of Cover Crops and Soil Health
6:00-6:45-Break
6:45-8:15-Getting Started With Cover Crops
8:15-8:30-Group Discussion, Questions and Answers.

Thursday, Sept. 21
Evening hours To Be Announced-OSU –Learn about opportunities for free on-farm soil testing.

 

This is a free event for farmers. 

 

This event is a fantastic partnership with NRCS, Summit Soil and Water, Summit County Farm Bureau and Countryside and OSU Extension.