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

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

Organizer:

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

Extras:
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

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