Grown in Marin
University of California
Grown in Marin

WEBINAR: Nutrient Management for Crops- Soil and the Environment

Date: February 20, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact: 415-473-4204

Sponsor: eXtension

Location: online webinar

Event Details

This webinar includes a discussion of the role of soil health and the soil food web, including practical guidelines for optimizing crop nutrition, minimizing adverse environmental impacts of organic fertility inputs, and adapting soil test-based nutrient recommendations (especially N) for organic systems.

The Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic is hosting a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops, plant breeding and variety selection, water management and quality, nutrient management, and more!

This series is recommended for farmers, extension agents, educators, agricultural professionals, and others interested in building soil health.

Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will review the most recent research on soil health practices and explore how organic growers can build healthy soils on their operations.  The webinars will provide practical guidelines for growers, in-depth analysis of research outcomes, and an opportunity to get your questions answered.


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