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Soil Health (AT)

May 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presenter:           Willie Durham, USDA-National Resource Conservation Service

The topics to be addressed:

-Role of top soil in buffering the effects of drought, in water conservation, in sequestering atmospheric carbon

– Revisiting the composition of soil including the role of the micro and macro organisms in the topsoil

-Role of no till practices (regenerative agriculture/gardening) in the shift from the chemical paradigm (herbicides, fertilizers & pesticides) to a more sustainable paradigm (diverse cover crops, companion plants, no tillage practices, natural fertilizers, composting)

-History of and Role of the NRCS in the Soil Health Management Systems campaign

-Active demonstrations of various type of soils (why some are healthy and some are not)

-Two 45 minute presentations (some hands on) with two 15 minute question/answer sessions

 

Details

Date:
May 22, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

Carroll Court Building
401 W. Hickory Street
Denton, TX 76201 United States
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