Join us at “How to Teach Soil Health” Field Days

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May 29, 2019 1:00-9:00 pm and May 30, 2019 8:30-3:00 pm


MU Soil Health Assessment Center – Columbia, MO

Who Should Attend?

Extension educators, agribusinesses and others that may or may not have soil health experience, but that would like to learn more.

What Will I Learn?

Meeting Agenda

May 29
10 am – 12 pm Optional tour of the Missouri Soil Health Assessment Center
1 pm – 5 pm Introduction and the connection between soil health and water quality

Barriers to implementation of soil health practices

Soil Health Matrix

5 pm – 6:30 pm Dinner
6:30 pm – 9 pm Classroom Soil Health Demonstration Expo
May 30
8:30 am – 11:45 am In-Field Assessments

Interpreting Soil Health Tests

11:45 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 3 pm Making Soil Health Recommendations

By the end of the program, participants will:

  1. Know how the Soil Health Nexus defines soil health.
  2. Be able to conduct demonstrations that show effects of soil health practices.
  3. Be able to make research-based recommendations that promote soil health and are economical, based on field assessments and current management practices.

How Do I Register?
Registration is $60 and can be completed here. Seating is limited.

A room block is available at:

4400 Nocona Parkway
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 817-0012

Ask for the Soil Health Nexus room block.

We look forward to seeing you there!