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Cleveland Soil Health Workshop

April 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm UTC-6

Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, learn about physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of soil, including in-field assessments of factors including compaction, infiltration rate, surface cover, aggregate stability, and more!

The workshop will be facilitated by Quivira’s Carbon Ranch staff, Eva Stricker and Amy Larsen, along with Steve Kadas from the New Mexico Association of Conservation Districts and Isabelle Jenniches from the New Mexico Healthy Soil Working Group. Brief afternoon presentations will be given by staff at Western Mora and Mora Wagon Mound Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the Seeding Regenerative Agriculture Project, and more!

This workshop was developed in collaboration among the Quivira Coalition, the New Mexico Association of Conservation Districts, the NM Healthy Soil Working Group, and the Seeding Regenerative Agriculture Project.

After completing this workshop, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand healthy soil principles and plan or implement one or more strategies on your farm/ranch.
  • Better understand soil chemical, physical and biological characteristics, and consider these when planning for soil health.
  • Learn about some field testing options and what they can tell you about the health of soils.
  • Meet and network with other agricultural professionals and peer farmers who can offer support in soil health practices.
  • Learn about programs and funding opportunities that can assist with healthy soil management practices.

Check out this workbook for a deeper dive into workshop content. This is a free workshop, and breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks will be provided. More workshop logistics information will be provided after registration.

TO REGISTER, VISIT https://quiviracoalition.org/events/cleveland/

Contact Amy Larsen, amy@quiviracoalition.org, with any questions.

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm UTC-6
Website:
https://quiviracoalition.org/events/cleveland/

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