IOWA KICKS OFF SOIL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP FIELD DAYS

SEPTEMBER 2014

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(Posted Mon. Sep 8th, 2014)

Soil Health Partnership field days begin their schedule of presentations and demonstrations on Wednesday, Sept. 10 in Iowa. Bruce Kent will host area farmers, soil health experts and neighbors on his farm near Lu Verne, Iowa.

 

The day’s agenda topics will include the benefits of soil health and advanced nutrient management, cover crop integration in corn systems, and new equipment for seeding cover crops. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT regardless of weather conditions.

Registration will occur on site and a continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be served to participants. The field day location is on the Kent Farm at 1506 190th Ave., north of Lu Verne and southeast of Algona, Iowa.

 

The next field day events will take place in Forrest and Decatur, Illinois Sept. 15 and 16. Additional field days continue to be added to the schedule. For the most current listing of Soil Health Partnership field days and locations, visit soilhealthpartnership.org or e-mail soilhealth@ncga.com.

 

The mission of the Soil Health Partnership is to catalyze enhanced agricultural sustainability and productivity by demonstrating and communicating the economic and environmental benefits of improved soil health. For more information, visit soilhealthpartnership.org or e-mail soilhealth@ncga.com.