The UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden is now accepting applications for the 2020 Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture. Applications are due by September 30, 2019.
At SOIL HEALTH: A Global Imperative, you’ll enjoy an opening-night reception plus two days of networking, learning, and collaborative planning with fellow soil health leaders.
You will learn about:
- Where we go next for exploring soil health – human health relationships,
- Identifying the best indicators of soil health across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico,
- New state and federal programs and policies for supporting soil health,
- Latest research in understanding and managing the soil microbiome,
- Filling the economics information gap for farmers,
- Training programs to assist farmers with adopting soil health systems,
- Adapting soil health principles for specialty crop and rangeland systems,
- Ecosystem service markets for the environmental benefits attributed through soil health, and
- Soil stewardship as the “Great Connector”.
RSVP by July 22
Plan now to attend the Oklahoma County Conservation District’s “Cedar Control and Grasses ” event, scheduled for July 25 at 3-R Farms in Edmond from 6-8 P.M.
Those attending will have the opportunity to learn about:
– native plant identification
– how plants work together
– beneficial plants for livestock
– beneficial plants for pollinators
There will also be a cedar clipper demonstration.
Plus, bring your own plant for ID and include the root. Also, please bring a lawn chair. Water will be provided.
3-R Farms is located ¾ of a mile east of the intersection of North Hiwassee Road and East 164th St./East 15th St., Edmond, OK, 73049.
Partners for the event include the Oklahoma Conservation Commission, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts.
RSVP by July 22 to the Oklahoma Conservation Commission by email or phone (405-415-4602).
RSVP by July 16
Spend a couple of hours learning about mycotoxin and its relationship to crops and selling these crops.
- Mark McCulley – Director of Risk and Feed, The Hanor Company, Enid, OK
- Matt Moreland – Producer, Medford, OK
- Greg Scott – Soil Scientist, PT, OK Conservation Commission, Stillwater, OK
Dinner served at 5:15 — Dinners are limited to RSVPs.
For more information or to RSVP, contact the Garfield County Conservation District by email or phone (580-237-4321).