August 31, 9am–1pmWhere
Riker Seed 10492 E. Poe Road , Bowling Green, 43402
Growers can learn best practices for their soil at the Soil Health Testing Demonstration Field Day. The event will focus on obtaining and maintaining healthy soil and will discuss the importance of chemical, physical and biological field tests and how they work.
Co-sponsors of the event are Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, the Wood Soil and Water Conservation District, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Speaking will be Rafiq Islam, soil and bioenergy program leader at Ohio State’s South Centers in Piketon, Jim Hoorman, soil health specialist with USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service and conservationist Abby Wensink of the Wood County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Topics of discussion during the field day will include:
- Soil health field measurements
- Chemical, physical and biological tests
- Active carbon
- Solvita soil testing
- 360 Soilscan nitrogen testing
- Cover crop plantings
For more information, go to go.osu.edu/B2XB.