Webinar: Biochar Formulation as a Soil Amendment in the Agricultural, Forestry, and Environmental Sectors

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April 2019

Aligning Soil and Human Health Webinar

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Participants will learn how the four “C”s that connect soil and human health - Climate, Critters, Cuisine and Community - and identify farm-level practices that promote health for humans and the environment. Soil management practices can positively or negatively impact human health. In this webinar, we will discuss the four interconnected pathways that link practices in the field to our own health and explore the existing evidence and information gaps. We will review soil management practices that can significantly protect…

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Women for the Land Conservation Learning Circle Series: Farming for Clean Water

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Have you ever wondered how certain farming practices can impact water quality? Join agriculture and conservation professionals along with other landowners like yourself to learn about the basic practices to improve water quality. Please call: Wood SWCD (419) 354-5517 if you have questions or need more information. RSVP through this link: https://farmland.salsalabs.org/waterohio/index.html. More information about Great Lakes Conservation Connect and upcoming events for farmers and landowners can be found at: www. farmland.org/greatlakes or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GLConservationConnect.

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May 2019

Clean Lakes Alliance Breakfast

May 8 @ 7:30 am - 9:15 am

Join Clean Lakes Alliance at the annual Community Breakfast on Wednesday, May 8th at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall to hear from lake experts and community leaders about the state of our lakes. Clean Lakes Alliance Community Breakfast Presented by Foley & Lardner LLP Wednesday, May 8th; 7:30 - 9:15 a.m. Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall $1,000 per table | $100 per seat Government, nonprofit, educational, & student discounts available Reserve your seat today! This year, we'll hear from…

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Webinar: Re-Carbonizing Row Crop Ag Lands: Evidence-based mgmt. strategies to increase soil carbon and promote financial resilience for farmers

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What will you learn? As precipitation event intensity, timing and location variability continue to increase, join Justin Mount to improve your understanding of why annual row crop farmer soil resource resiliency can be somewhat determined by modeling their cropping system and observing the foundational soil metric Soil Condition Index (SCI). This webinar will briefly discuss observed and predicted rainfall variations across the country, define the functions of a healthy soil, explain what Soil Condition Index (SCI) is and why SCI…

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June 2019

4R Nutrient Stewardship Summit, Cleveland, OH

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm

The annual 4R Summit, sponsored by The Fertilizer Institute, will be held in Cleveland, Ohio on June 10-11, 2019, to share effective nutrient stewardship tenets and practices. Attendees will hear from speakers about advances and tools for in-field implementation of the 4R principles, linkages between 4R and on-farm conservation, agribusiness involvement, government- and non-governmental organization-supported initiatives, and details on projects funded through the 4R Research Fund. The agenda will feature concurrent breakout sessions, offering participants a choice of speakers and…

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Webinar: Biochar Formulation as a Soil Amendment in the Agricultural, Forestry, and Environmental Sectors

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join this webinar to learn methods of biochar creation, surface characterization procedures, and benefits of using biochars to solve problems in the agriculture, forestry, industry and the environment. Participate to learn about the history of biochar usage, current production methods, and its impact on soil health improvement and pollutant remediation. Emphasis will be placed on how to identify salient physio-chemical properties of biochars that allows for their matching to specific soil fertility deficiencies, heavy metal abatement, and pollutant binding in…

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