Reminder: Soil Health Tour and Event Scheduled for Northwest Ohio

 

 

 

There is just over a week left to register for Paulding County’s Soil Health Event on August 19th, 2021. Speaker Shalamar Armstrong of Purdue University will speak on Cover Crops’ Effects on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling and Fate, and certified crop advisor credits will be available for this talk. In addition, talk with farmers from Northwest Ohio about different practices used to improve soil health on their farms. This event follows the Northwest Ohio Soil Health Tour showcasing different soil health practices, such as reduced tillage, cover crop usage, manure usage, and structural practices such as controlled drainage and wetlands. See attached video and flyer for more details about these two events. A map of sites for the soil health tour can be found at go.osu.edu/soilhealthtour and a flyer with descriptions of the sites is attached.

When:

Soil Health Tour – Opens Friday, August 13th at dawn and will close Thursday, August 19th at dusk

Soil Health Event – Thursday, August 19th from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM; networking from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM with speaker Shalamar Armstrong beginning his talk at 7:30 PM

Where:

Soil Health Tour – Tour stops across Northwest Ohio, see map for details at go.osu.edu/soilhealthtour

Soil Health Event – Paulding County Extension Building, 503 Fairground Dr. Paulding, OH 45879

Cost:

No cost for either event

RSVP:

RSVP is not required for the Soil Health Tour

Registration is required for the Soil Health Event, as a meal will be provided at go.osu.edu/soilhealthtour

 

For more information, contact Rachel Cochran at Cochran.474@osu.edu or 567-344-5016 or Sarah Noggle, noggle.17@osu.edu or 419-399-8225

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