Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Soil Health Workshop

A Soil Health Workshop will be held Tuesday, March 11 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.  The beginning of the workshop will be field presentations at the farm of Todd Lohmann, 1286 PCR 502, Perryville, MO.  Lunch and the completion of the workshop will be at the Longtown Lutheran Parish Hall, 6483 S Hwy 61 in Perryville.


o   Soil Health (Rainfall Simulator), Doug Peterson, NRCS State Soil Health Conservationist

o   Cover Crop Basics and Field Trials, Jerry Kaiser, NRCS Plant Materials Specialist

o   Effects of Cover Crops on Soils (Soil Cores), Dave Skaer, NRCS Area Soil Scientist

o   Lunch

o   Funding Opportunities, James Hunt, NRCS District Conservationist

o   Producer Panel/Recent Experiences with Cover Crops, Derek Cattoor, Steve Huber, Todd Lohmann, Aaron Verseman

Lunch provided thanks to the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District.  Please register by calling the Perry SWCD/NRCS office at 573-547-4077 Ext 3 by March 7, 2014.


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