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Soil Health Dos and Don’ts

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free

Join us for this webinar during which soil health techniques such as cover crops, crop rotations, pest management, nutrient management, cash crop establishment, and water management will be discussed.

Participants will be instructed on several soil health topics. These include:
• Cover Crop selection, seeding, termination and benefits
• Benefits to soil health by using crop rotations and crop rotations to avoid.
• Pest Management techniques including scouting and monitoring of pests, beneficial insects, pesticide carry-over and breaking the cycle of non-essential pesticide use.
• The 4-Rs in soil health system concerning nutrient management techniques.
• Cash crop establishment techniques in cover crop systems. Discuss benefits of planting green or planting after chemical termination.
• Benefits of soil health systems on water management. Specifically reductions in irrigation amounts and management techniques.

 

This webinar is presented by USDA NRCS Science and Technology. Contact Candy Thomas, Science & Technology Training Library content manager, for more information about this webinar.

Audio is Computer Broadcast only | Live captions

NOTE: A “view” button will be available within one week of the live presentation date to access the on-demand recording of this webinar.

Presenter(s):

  • Keith Scoggins, State Agronomist (Cropland), MS in Plant and Soil Science, USDA NRCS, Little Rock, AR
  • Troyce Barnett, State Agronomist, MS in Agriculture Sciences, USDA NRCS, Little Rock, AR
  • Dr. Steve Green, Professor of Soil and Water Conservation, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
  • Dr. Mike Daniels, Professor, Extension Soil and Water Conservation, Associate Department Head – Extension, Crops, Soils and Environmental Sciences, UA Division of Agriculture, Little Rock, AR
  • Dr. Bill Robertson, Professor and Extension Agronomist-Cotton, UA Division of Agriculture, Jackson County Extension Center, Newport, AR
  • Adam Chappell, Farmer, MS in Entomology, Arkansas Soil Health Alliance, Cotton Plant, AR
  • Shannon Griffin or designee, Assistant State Conservation Engineer, USDA NRCS, Little Rock, AR

CEU Credits/Certificate Offered:

  • Certificate of Participation
  • Conservation Planner (CP) – 1.5 hour Conservation Planning Credit
  • When:

    Jun 28, 2022 2:00 pm US/Eastern

    Length: 01:30   (hh:mm)

    Advance Registration NOT available.

Details

Date:
June 28
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://conservationwebinars.net/webinars/soil-health-dos-and-donts

Venue

online

Organizer

USDA NRCS
Phone:
209-727-5319
Website:
http://plant-materials.nrcs/usda.gov