Join us for a free educational webinar on healthy soils and the benefits of cover crops for your farm.
This webinar is designed for farmers, growers, CCAs, and agronomy professionals. CCA hours will be offered during the webinar.
9:05 AM – 9:35 AM
Update on Healthy Soils Grant
Brian Lohse, Lockwood Seed
Presenter will inform the attendees of the update on the cover crop results from the Healthy Soils Program grant.
9:40 AM – 10:10 AM
Soil Health Opportunities in Organic Production Systems
Dr. Karl Wyant, Vice President of Ag Science at Heliae® Agriculture
Dr. Wyant will discuss the basics of soil health and how soil microbes help improve the growing environment for organic crops. Dr. Wyant will also discuss the role that microbes have in promoting soil health and soil quality and how microbes can help free up the plant available NPK that is trapped in compost and manure. Finally, Dr. Wyant will discuss simple ways to assess soil health and how to work a soil health building program into your current organic production practice.
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Healthy Soils Program
Dana Yount, UCCE - Glenn County; Climate Smart Agriculture Community Education Specialist
Speaker will give an overview of the Healthy Soils Program and share with attendees what is going on in a statewide HSP case study.
CCA: Soil & Water Management: 0.5; Crop Management: 0.5
Thank you to our sponsors:
Organic Farms Fertilizer
New Era Farm Service, Inc.
Tiger-Sul Products, LLC