Soil testing curriculum discussion

Discussions continue on enhancing use of nutrient management plans, soil testing

Recently Ohio Farm Bureau hosted representatives from various agriculture organizations to discuss the development of a soil testing education curriculum for farmers to have a basic understanding of soil testing and determine a checklist of materials needed to complete a nutrient management plan. Ohio Farm Bureau, other farm organizations and partners announced an initiative to establish a series of workshops to help farmers reach their nutrient management goals.

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Ohio Department of Agriculture nutrient management specialist Kip Studer, left, speaks during a planning meeting at Ohio Farm Bureau regarding a proposed nutrient management plan workshop series as Brandon Kern, OFBF senior director for strategic partnerships, and Ohio State University Extension’s Field Specialist Greg LaBarge listen.

 

Kelli Milligan Stammen is director of publications for the Ohio Farm Bureau.