RALEIGH, N.C.–Have you heard the buzz about Soil Health? Are you considering implementing cover crops into your rotation? If so, consider joining us for some upcoming workshops!
The North Carolina Conservation Districts are hosting spring and fall Soil Health Field Days to demonstrate the importance of cover crops. All producers and technical resource people are invited to join! You will have lots of time to network with other producers and local cover crop experts as well as view a demonstration field in multi-species cover crops.
Brunswick District’s Soil Health Diverse Cover Crop Workshop will be held February 1 from 9AM to 2PM at Grissettown Longwood Fire Department, 785 Longwood Road, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. The Workshop Agenda includes a rainfall simulator demonstration, in-depth soil health discussions, and a tour of the demonstration. Lunch is provided, event held rain or shine. RSVP by January 29 to Brunswick District at 910.253.2830 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wake District’s Soil Health Diverse Cover Crop Workshop will be held February 15 from 8AM to 2PM at The Rural Center, 4021 Carya Drive, Raleigh NC 27610. The Workshop Agenda includes in-depth soil health discussions and a field tour. Lunch is provided, event held rain or shine. RSVP to Wake District at 919.250.1053 or email@example.com.
To access the agendas and learn about other county projects, visit www.ncsoilwater.org. Technical reports are located under the Program tab at Soil Health Initiative – Multi-Species Cover Crops. The Foundation’s Soil Health Initiative is supported by the NC Agriculture and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund, Cotton Incorporated, NC State University’s Department of Soil Science, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service’s Conservation Innovation Grant program and USDA Agriculture Research Services. More workshops will be announced in March!
—Michelle Lovejoy, NC Foundation for Soil & Water
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