Ninth Annual UMCA Agroforestry Symposium

The ninth annual Agroforestry Symposium, hosted by the University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry, will run from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25 at MU. The focus of the symposium is soil health in diverse cropping systems.

Advanced registration can be completed by clicking here.

The full program, livestream details and past Agroforestry Symposiums can be viewed by clicking here.

8 a.m. -- Coffe and registration

8:30 a.m. -- Introduction (Michael Gold, Center for Agoforestry); Welcome and introduction of keynote speaker (Christopher Daubert, CAFNR)

8:45 a.m. -- Priorities for advancing soil health management systems (Wayne Honeycutt, Soil Health Institute)

9:30 a.m. -- Soil health and promoting multi-functional agriculture systems: Insights from California (Amelie Gaudin, University of California Davis)

10 a.m. -- Soil ecosystems services of agroforestry (Ranjith Udawatta, Center for Agroforestry)

10:30 a.m. -- Coffee break

11 a.m. -- Panel discussion: Famer perspectives on enhancing soil health

12 p.m. -- Lunch

1 p.m. -- Advances in soil health indicators: Developing affordable and interpretable tests for farmers (Kristen Veum, USDA-ARS)

1:30 p.m. -- Soil health and conservation in Missouri (Sara Parker Pauley, Missouri Department of Conservation)

2 p.m. -- National and regional trends in adoption of soil health practices (Rob Myers, USDA - North Central SARE)

2:30 p.m. -- Panel discussion: Programs and agency coordination for soil health in Missouri (Gregory Ormsby Mori, Center for Agroforestry)

3:45 p.m. -- Reception, poster session and demonstrations in McQuinn Atrium (until 5:45 p.m.)

4:30 p.m. -- Reception presentation (Nick Goeser, Soil Health Partnership/NCGA)

5:45 p.m. -- Adjourn

Thursday, January 25 at 8:30am to 6:00pm

Bond Life Sciences Center
Columbia, MO 65211

Event Type

Training, Symposia, Research






Contact Name

Gregory Ormsby Mori

Contact Phone

(573) 884-2874

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