You can unlock the secrets within the soil and improve crop yields by learning the key ingredients to managing soil at the Keys to Soil Health Advanced 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.
-Integration of livestock and cover crops
-Rotational grazing effects on soil health
-Developing cover crop mixes and adjusting rotations to utilize cover crops
-Soil health testing benefits and procedures: Bring two dried soil samples to analyze, one fence row and one field
-Cost to benefit ratios of management practices to improve soil health
-Farming to improve organic matter and soil water retention
-Improving crop nutrient availability through improvement of soil health
Registration is required and should be made by contacting Jill Staples at 573-239-2179 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about the workshop can be found at Bradford Research Center’s new website at http://bradford.cafnr.org/SoilHealthWorkshops/.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 9:00am to 3:00pm
Farm Credit Services Financial 1360 Lexington Ave Marshall, MO