Event Detail

Event Detail

November 1, 2018 | Time: 9:00 am - 5:15 pm

Location: University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD, 21853 (map)


Contact: Niamh Shortt, niamh@futureharvestcasa.org

Description: For farmers, service providers, and soil health enthusiasts: A full day of learning from farmers and other experts about latest innovations in soil health and fertility.

Expert Speakers
Ellen Polishuk, Plant to Profit -- on Soil Health
Dr. Emmanuel Omondi, Rodale Institute -- on Carbon Sequestration Research Trials
James Brewer, Natural Resources Conservation Service -- on Delmarva's Soils
Farmer Panel, featuring farmers from across Delmarva -- on Successes and Challenges to Implementing Soil Health Best Practices

In-Depth Afternoon Breakouts
In-Depth Soil Test Analysis with Bill McKibben, Head Agronomist at Logan Labs
Planting Green with Adam Snyder of Harborview Farms
Air-Seeder Presentation with Sussex Conservation District
Soil Health Tools with University of Maryland Extension Specialists Nevin Dawson and Dr. Sara Via
Mushrooms and Microbes with Mark Jones, Sharondale Farm

Open Farmer-to-Farmer Notice Board
Nutrient Management Credits
Soil & Ag Service Tradeshow
Extended Speaker Q&A
Networking Opportunities www.eventbrite.com/e/delmarva-soil-summit-tickets-48914847626