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Beck Agricultural Center

4550 U.S. 52

West Lafayette, IN 47906

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This training was developed to provide a connection between traditional soils science courses and soil health concepts. It is designed for those who have not taken soils science courses and/or have not attended Core Cover Crops/Core Soil Health Systems Trainings.

Speakers include: Dr. John Graveel, Purdue University Dr. Jason Ackerson, Purdue University Dr. Eileen Kladivko, Purdue University and Joe Rorick, CCSI Conservation Agronomist

8:30 Registration

9:00 Understanding the Inherent and Dynamic Properties of Soils (break included)

12:30 Working Lunch

How Soil Health relates to other state programs
Evolving public perception of soil health

1:15 Use of Conservation Cropping Systems to Improve Soil Health

2:15 Soil Health Indicators:
 Earthworms and agricultural soils
 How soil health is assessed
 Simple and research-level measurements

3:15 Evaluations and Wrap-up
3:30 Conclude

Register by January 31st

For more information or questions, contact:
Trisha McClain, Trisha.McClain@in.nacdnet.net / 937.479.5601

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Beck Agricultural Center

4550 U.S. 52

West Lafayette, IN 47906

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