Soil Health Field Day
August 23, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
The Soil Health Workshop is designed to be a practical hands-on work session.
Topics to be covered:
How to improve soil health
The benefits of improving soil health
The importance of Grazing Livestock on cover crops and its impact on soil health
Livestock and Poultry Integration.
Well known soil health speakers
The cost is $50 if registered by July 31, 2016 or $75 at the door. Space is limited to 175 persons.
Registration can be at the following https://greencoverseed.wufoo.com/forms/soil-health-workshop/ or firstname.lastname@example.org. Williams may be reached at 785-423-5398 for any questions.
The workshop will begin at 8:00 a.m. at Williams’ farm, 2293 26th Road, Waverly, Ks.
8:00-8:30 Registration at the Farm
8:30-10:30 Rain Simulator (Doug Peterson, NRCS & Candy Thomas, NRCS) Grazing, Fencing & Livestock (Brian Crowther & Darin Williams) Cover Crops (Keith Berns)
Poultry Integration (Nancy Williams & Jason Rourke)
10:30-11:00 Break and Move to Community Building
11:00-12:00 Keith Berns (Selecting the Right Cover Crops)
12:00-1:00 BBQ Lunch Provided, Wayne Hoener (Non-GMO Crops)
1:00-2:00 Ray Archuleta (Increased Soil Function Decreases Dependency on Chemical Inputs)
2:00-3:15 Dave Brandt (40+ Years of No-Till Experience Using Cover Crops to Your Advantage)
3:30-4:45 Darin Williams (Making a Difference with Livestock, Cover Crops and No-Till)
5:00 Soybean Plot Tour on your way out of town