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?
|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|
|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:
- Know how the Soil Health Nexus defines soil health.
- Be able to conduct demonstrations that show effects of soil health practices.
- 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:
TOWNEPLACE SUITES COLUMBIA
4400 Nocona Parkway
Columbia, MO 65201
Ask for the Soil Health Nexus room block.
We look forward to seeing you there!