Soil Health Workshop - Ottawa

Jan 4, 2018 through Jan 5, 2018, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Cost: 
$10
Location: 
OSU Extension Office, Putnam County 1206 E. 2nd Street Ottawa, Ohio 45875
Contact: 
419-523-6294

8:00 A.M. Registration & Social Time

Agenda

Day 1

•ECO Farming: Soil Ecology & Nutrient Recycling

•Biology of Soil Compaction

•Economics of Cover Crops

•Keeping Nutrients out of Surface Water

Lunch Break

•Using the Cover Crop Selector Tool

•Soil Demonstrations

•Raising Homegrown Nitrogen Cover Crops

•Managing Grass Cover Crops

Day 2

•Managing Brassica Cover Crops

•Managing Pests: Voles & Slugs

•Maximizing Mycorrhizae in Your Cropping System

•Open Discussion: Using & Managing Cover Crops

      Program Evaluation and Adjourn

 

Presenters:

James Hoorman, NRCS Soil Health Specialist, Ohio & Michigan

Alan Sundermeier, OSU Extension, Wood County

Beth Scheckelhoff, OSU Extension, Putnam County