Workshop focuses on soil, water management
BREDA – Agribusiness agronomists and farmers who want information on new practices to improve soil and water quality have an opportunity to learn from Iowa State University Extension specialists.
A soil and water management workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 21 at St. Bernard Parish in Breda in northwest Carroll County.
Topics covered will include the science assessment of the statewide nutrient reduction program; the new corn suitability rating, or CSR 2; and approaches to make cover crops work.
Featured speakers include Matt Helmers, an ISU agricultural engineer; Sarah Carlson, of Practical Farmers of Iowa; and Lee Burras, an ISU soil science professor.
Certified crop advisors can earn 2.5 soil and water credits.
Advance registration for the course $35. Registration at the door is $45. Registration is limited to 30 participants.
Register online at www.aep.iastate.edu/swm.
To register by FAX or mail contact a local county Extension office.
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