Soil Health Field Day
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
120 Merrylane Road
Eastover, SC 29044
RSVP to Charlie Fisher at (803) 576-2080 or firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30 if you would like to attend.
Join us to learn...
- How no-till and cover cropping are affecting soil characteristics, weed management, pest control, nutrient cycling, crop yields, and the bottom line
- To use biological soil tests to evaluate soil health and fertility
- First-year results from a Conservation Innovation Grant focusing on soil health
- ...and more!
Speakers will include NRCS Conservation Agronomist Gordon Mikell, Carter Farms owner/operator Jason Carter, and Research Professor Dr. Buz Kloot.
Two hours of pesticide applicator continuing certification hours will be offered.
Two hours of certified crop adviser credits will be offered.
Directions: From Garner's Ferry Road (US-76/378), turn south onto Old Congaree Run at Mr. Bunky's Market. Go 2 miles; turn left onto St. Matthews Church Road; go 1.5 miles. The farm will be on the right.
This workshop is sponsored by the Richland SWCD, the University of South Carolina, and the USDA-NRCS through a Conservation Innovation Grant in partnership with the Dillon, Marlboro, Kershaw, Calhoun, and Orangeburg SWCDs.