News & Events
Soil & Water Conservation Society Winter Meeting March 17
Mar. 17, 2014 | 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
ODA Bromfield Auditorium
8995 E. Main St.
The All Ohio Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society will be holding their Winter Meeting and Conference titled, “Can Agriculture Significantly Reduce Off-Site Movement of Soluble Nutrients?” on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 8:30 am to 4:40 pm at the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Bromfield Auditorium located at 8995 East Main Street; Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
The emphasis of the presentations at this year’s conference will be discussing technologies and techniques to reduce off-site movement of nutrients and the barriers to their adoption and implementation. This conference is open to any conservation and agriculture professionals interested in reducing the off-site movement of nutrients. The cost of the event, which includes lunch and refreshments, is $40 for Soil & Water Conservation Society members and $50 for non-members. Student members of the Society can register for only $20. There is a $10 late fee for those registering after March 7.
This daylong event has been pre-approved for Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Units in the following categories: 5 hours of Soil & Water Management and 1 hour of Nutrient Management.
Speakers for the conference include: Kevin Elder, Chief, ODA, Division of Livestock Environmental Permitting; Dr. Larry Brown, Professor, Department of Food, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University; Glen Arnold; Nutrient Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension; Dr. Douglas R. Smith, Research Soil Scientist, National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory, West Lafayette, Indiana; Jim Hoorman, Extension Educator, OSU Extension, Putnam County; Dr. Warren Dick; Professor, Environment & Natural Resources, Ohio Agricultural Research & Development Center; Bret Margraf; Nutrient Management Technician, Seneca Soil & Water Conservation District; Dr. Linda Stalker Prokopy; Associate Professor of Natural Resources Social Science, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University.
For a full copy of the agenda and registration materials please see the attached flyer.