The date for the upcoming soil health conference in Ames, Iowa, February 2 -3, 2016 is fast approaching. This Inaugural Soil Health Conference will provide a unique opportunity to Certified Crop Advisers (CCA) who are seeking soil and water credits. The conference has been approved for a total of 17 soil and water credits during the two days.
A wide range of topics addressing principles and management practices that are essential for building soil health and productivity will be covered by well-established scientists from ARS-USDA and land-grant universities.
Topics will include:
- Soil management practices and cropping systems that are effective in reducing weather variability effects on yield and soil quality
- Cover crops establishment and their role in reducing soil erosion
- Cropping systems effect on soil biology
- And many more!
The conference is designed to provide research-based information for professional agronomists, farmers, and the general public who are interested in building and sustaining soil heath.
Take advantage of this opportunity and visit the conference website: http://register.extension.iastate.edu/soilhealth .
The registration deadline is January 16, 2016.