Join us to learn more about the phosphorus problem in the Great Lakes, and how ag retailers, farmers and water quality can benefit from products and services including soil testing and variable rate application. CCA Continuing Education Units available.
Growing Soil Testing, Variable Rate Application and Other Service Opportunities for Ag Retailers Thursday, September 3, 2015, 10 – 11:00 am EDT, 9 – 10:00 am CDT.
Soil testing is the foundation for phosphorus fertilizer management decisions. Join us to discover how ag retailers can be leaders in improving water quality by promoting profitable products and services including soil sampling, variable rate application and custom strip tillage. Laura Johnson, research scientist at the National Center for Water Quality Research, will present current status and trends in water quality in the Great Lakes Basin, and relationship to ag resource management. Joe Nester, founder of Nester Ag, LLC,will discuss the importance of soil sampling and variable rate application, undersold services that present opportunities for ag retailers to earn revenue, deliver benefits to farmer customers, and improve water quality.