health meeting set
The Idaho Soil & Water Conservation District (ISWCD) and the Lewis Soil Conservation District (LSCD) are hosting a soil health educational and informational meeting with guest speakers Dick Johnson, NRCS Nutrient Management Specialist, and Marlon Winger, NRCS State Agronomist.
Key topics targeted will be soil health problems occurring in Northern Idaho on cropland and what best management practices are beneficial for sustainable agriculture in our area. Information about soil pH, soil compaction and dry land cropping rotations within the Camas Prairie will also be addressed. A visual hands on demonstration of soil aggregate stability will be presented.
The meeting will be held January 16, 2013 at the Greencreek Community Hall in Greencreek, Idaho. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 9:00. Lunch will be served by the Altar Society. Dick and Marlon will be available for questions and discussion after lunch.
PLEASE RSVP by January 9th, 2013 to LSCD 208-937-2291 ext 3 or ISWCD 208-983-1046 ext 111.