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Regional Soil Health Event - Kemptville

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Regional Soil Health Event - Kemptville

Time: March 10, 2020 from 9am to 3pm
Location: North Grenville Municipal Centre
Street: 285 County Rd 44
City/Town: Kemptville, ON
Website or Map: https://bdc.ridgetownc.com/so…
Phone: 519-674-1500 x63524
Event Type: soil, health, event
Organized By: OSCIA
Latest Activity: Feb 26

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Event Description

Presentations
Cover Crops, Drainage, Earthworms and More

CEU 1: Soil & Water Management

Eileen Kladivko
Professor of Agronomy at Purdue University

How can you improve your soil's resilience in bad weather years? Tile drainage is only part of the answer. Cover crops, tillage, and more.


Soil Tests - What is Really Important?

CEU 1: Crop Management

Jake Munroe and Sebastien Belliard, OMAFRA

Where can you get the most bang for your buck? - from soil fertility tests to the newest soil health tests.

Jake Munroe - Soil Management Specialist for Field Crops with OMAFRA

Sebastian Belliard - Soil Management Specialist for Field Crops with OMAFRA


Soil is Alive! How to Build a Health Soil Microbiology

CEU 1: Soil & Water Management

Cynthia Kallenback
Assistant Professor in Soil Ecology and Biogeochemistry at McGill University

Healthy, productive soils don't happen overnight. What does it take to build soil organic matter? A deep dive into how microbes manage our soils.

Local Farmer Discussion Panels

Compaction
Handling and Maximizing Manure
Getting Started with Soil Health
Erosion Control; Managing Field Landscape


Registration deadline:
March 3, 2020
Pre‐registration required

Registration fee: OSCIA Members $60 | Non-members $75

Register online at:
https://bdc.ridgetownc.com/soilhealthevents/
or contact Carolyn Lucio
clucio@uoguelph.ca | 519‐674‐1500 x63524

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