“Conservation Agriculture and Sustaining Soils” workshop, Lawrence, May 28

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Growing Growers is offering a workshop titled “Conservation Agriculture and Sustaining Soils” at the Douglas County Extension office, 210 Harper St., Lawrence on May 28 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Topics include:

  • Principles of Sustaining Soil Health – Steve Woodruff, USDA-NRCS
  • Benefits of Cover Crops and Recommendations for the Great Plains – DeAnn Presley, K-State Soil Management Specialist
  • The Role of Healthy Soils in Water Conservation – Peter Tomlinson, K-State Environmental Quality Specialist
  • Rainfall Simulator Demonstration – Peter Tomlinson, Steve Woodruff, DeAnn Presley
  • Soil Conservation Tactics on the Farm – Steve Woodruff
  • No-Till and Soil Conservation Research at KSU – Cary Rivard, K-State Extension Specialist
  • Farm Tour, Common Harvest Farm

This workshop is a function of the Growing Growers program. The cost to attend is $30. To register or for more information, contact Kimberly Oxley at koxley@ksu.edu. Registration is requested by May 26, but walk-ins are welcome.