HARRISBURG, Pa. — Before getting swept up in the rush of the growing season, experienced farmers are invited to take a break from the field to get rooted in soil health at a virtual half-day intensive hosted by Pasa Sustainable Agriculture in partnership with Future Harvest and Million Acre Challenge on Tuesday, March 29 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. Attendees will learn about the latest data from Pasa’s Soil Health Benchmark Study, get research updates from Rodale Institute, discover new soil health and decision management tools for your farm, hear from soil health experts, connect with other farmers, and find out about funding opportunities to support soil health practices.
Featured guests include: Dr. Yichao Rui of Rodale Institute; Lisa Blazure of Pennsylvania Soil Health Coalition and Stroud Water Research Center, Jennifer Glennister of New Morning Farm, Ron Holter of Holterholm Farms, Dave Hunsberger of Happy Hollow Dairy, Sarah Hirsch of University of Maryland Extension, Suzette Truax of USDA-NRCS, and Megan Chawner of Penn State Extension.
This advanced intensive is a great opportunity to soak up new, practical soil health knowledge and inspiration for the season ahead. Experienced farmers are welcome to participate in all or part of this half-day virtual event. The cost is $20, with a discount available for Pasa members.
View a detailed agenda and register here: https://pasafarming.org/event/new-soil-health-tools-insights-opportunities/
–Pasa Sustainable Agriculture