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2014 Healthy Soils Workshop

Building Healthy Soils Workshop

Monday, September 22, 9:00am-3:30pm
WNC Carson City Campus
& Tour of Holley Family Farms, Dayton

$25 Early Bird, $35 after September 15
Registration required - Includes lunch

Healthy soils enhance water-holding capacity, reduce erosion, promote soil organisms, increase soil organic matter and support plant fertility. Learn the principles of building healthy soil to increase production and conserve resources.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Ben Bowell is an Organic Education Specialist for Oregon Tilth, a national, nonprofit organic certification and education organization. Through his joint position with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service/NRCS, he provides technical assistance, delivers trainings and develops technical resources for use by NRCS staff, agricultural professionals and producers to better support conservation work on organic farms. Ben has a B.A. from Wake Forest University and a M.S. from Tufts University’s Agriculture, Food, and Environment Program.

Albert Mulder, is the State Agronomist for the Nevada Natural Resources Conservation Service and is actively involved with Nevada farmers on a variety of projects, including NRCS hoop house projects. He is active with Churchill County FFA and junior livestock leaders.


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