Soil: Your Silent Business Partner

Date: August 2, 2018
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: 3077 W. Hyde Rd., St. Johns, MI 48879
Contact: Seth Gibson, seth.gibson@macd.org, 989-534-3106; Erica Rogers, roger392@msu.edu, 814-441-1356

Please join the Clinton Conservation District to learn more about soil health in regards to manure management, tile drainage water management, cover crops, and more! Registration is $10 per person or $20 for a group up to four people (lunch will be included). We are asking for registration to be completed by July 21st, 2018 and hope to see you there!

Schedule of Events:

8:15 a.m. Registration
8:45 a.m. Welcome
9 a.m. Frank Gibbs – Smoke in Tile Demonstration
10:15 a.m. Dr. Ehsan Ghane – Drainage Water Management 101
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lunch
12 p.m. Water News Panel: Erica Rogers, Ben Wickerham, and Blaine Baker.

Manure Tract – T & H Dairy (Bus transportation provided) 

1:45 p.m. Roman Klein from GAPS - Manure Nutrient Accounting
2:45 p.m. Manure Nutrient Accountability with DWM Structure visit
3:30 p.m. Head Back to host farm

Cropping Tract – Lee Thelen Farm

1:15 p.m. Paul Gross – Cover Crops and Hotspots
2:15 p.m. Sieg Snapp – Soil Biota
3:15 p.m. Paul Sweeney – Sub-irrigation        

4 p.m. Adjournment

This event qualifies for 7 Core RUPs and 1 MAEAP credit!

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