COLUMBIA, Mo. — Wayne Honeycutt of the Soil Health Institute gives the keynote address at the Ninth Annual University of Missouri Agroforestry Symposium on Jan. 25. The free event runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Bond Life Sciences Center.
Christopher Daubert, dean of MU’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, gives the welcome before Honeycutt’s program on “Priorities for Advancing Soil Health Management Systems.” Ranjith Udawatta will speak on “Soil Ecosystems Services of Agroforestry.”
Sara Parker Pauley, director of the Missouri Department of Conservation, will speak on “Healthy Soils: The Missouri Partnership.” Kristen Veum talks about advances in soil health indicators and Rob Myers will speak on national and regional trends in adoption of soil health practices. Both are with United States Department of Agriculture. Nick Goeser gives a program on farmer collaborative research.
Gregory Mori of the Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri will be the moderator for a panel discussion among program and agency representatives for soil health in Missouri.
There will be exhibits, a poster session and soil demonstrations in McQuinn Atrium of the Bond Life Sciences Center.
Advanced registration is suggested at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfA4hSOkXymV4sVAQa_BMQoFFWmI1lXQP8mHNaNV2sZKereog/viewform.
For more information, go to centerforagroforestry.org.
— University of Missouri
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