The 3rd Annual Southern Region Soil Health Workshop on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 will be held at Cornerstone Hall (1700 N Jim Day Road in Salem) from 8:30AM-3:30PM, with registration beginning at 8:00AM. A $10 registration fee is due the day of the event and includes breakfast, lunch and topic related handouts.
Credits will be available for private applicators for an additional $10 fee. Commercial applicators can receive credits for CATEGORY 1 (4 CCH’s), CATEGORY 14 (2 CCH’s) and Registered Technicians (4 CCH’s). Certified crop advisors can receive 4 Nutrient Management CEU’s and 1.5 Soil & Water CEU’s. For more information about obtaining credits contact the Purdue Extension – Washington County Office at 812-883-4601.
Hear from national, state and local speakers about essential agricultural production topics including: Southeast Cover Crop Report, Robert Zupancic, NRCS SE Grazing Specialist; Improving the Soil with Gypsum, Gypsoil Representative; On Farm Network, Indiana State Department of Agriculture; Building a No-Till System in Tune with the Soil, Dave Chance, Lebanon, IN farmer; Benefits of Microbial Action in the Soil, Kris Nickels, USDA Agriculture Research Service; Changing Applicator Behavior, Kenny Eck, DuBois County Ag/Natural Resources Educator; and Regulatory Topic from Danielle Walker, Washington Co. Ag/Natural Resource Extension Educator and Megan Voyles, Scott Co. Ag/Natural Resource Extension Educator.
Thank you to our sponsors; Clean Water Indiana, Southeast Farm Bureau Counties, Inc., Simpson Agri Trucking, Neff Family Fertilizer, White River Co-op, Cover Crop Solutions and Tillage Radish.
The collaboration of agricultural partners in southeast Indiana including the Soil & Water Conservation Districts, Clean Water Indiana, Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., Purdue Extension, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Cover Crop Solutions and the Mill Creek-Blue River Watershed Project make this event possible.
Register with Washington County Soil & Water at 812-883-3006 ext. 3 or online at www.whiteriverrcd.org by 1/24/13.