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Soil Health Workshop To Be Held In Salem Tuesday

Last updated on Monday, January 27, 2014

(SALEM) - The third annual Southern Region Soil Health Workshop will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Cornerstone Hall, 1700 N. Jim Day Rd., Salem.

Doors open at 8 a.m.; sessions begin at 8:30 and continue to 3:30 p.m. There is a $10 registration fee which includes breakfast, lunch and materials.

Sponsoring agencies are area soil and 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.

National, state and local speakers will talk about a variety of agricultural production topics including the Southeast Cover Crop Report; improving soil health with gypsum; building a no-till system; the benefits of microbial action in the soil and regulatory topic and applicator credits.

Sponsors are Clean Water Indiana; Southeast Farm Bureau Counties, Inc.; Simpson Agri Trucking; Neff Family Fertilizer;White River Co-op; Cover Crop Solutions and Tillage Radish.

For more information, contact the SWCD office, 883-3704.

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