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Soil Health Workshops Scheduled for November across Montana

Contact:
Kate Vogel
406-587-6856


Local agricultural producers will share tips and tricks they have learned while focusing on improving their soil health at six workshops across Montana the week of November 18, 2013. The workshops are sponsored by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Montana chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society.

Workshop Dates and Locations:

Monday, November 18, 2013

Missoula, Montana
Ruby's Inn and Convention Center
4825 North Reserve Street
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lunch not included; RSVP by November 15; 406-676-2841 extension 111
Speakers: Jon Stika, Doug Peterson

Tuesday November 19, 2013

Bozeman, Montana
Best Western Grantree Inn
1325 North 7th Avenue
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$15 includes lunch; RSVP by November 15; 406-587-6852
Speakers: Jerry Doan, Doug Peterson, Brendon Rockey

Great Falls, Montana
Best Western Heritage Inn
1700 Fox Farm Road
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$15 includes lunch; RSVP by November 15; 406-727-7580 extension 127
Speakers: Jon Stika, Ray Ward, Rick Bieber

Wednesday November 20, 2013

Billings, Montana
Billings Hotel
1223 Mullowney Lane
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$15 includes lunch; RSVP by November 15; 406-657-6135 extension 117
Speakers: Jerry Doan, Brendon Rockey, Ray Ward

Glasgow, Montana
Valley Event Center
54141 Highway 2
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch not included; RSVP by November 15; 406-232-7905 extension 115
Speakers: Jon Stika, Rick Bieber, Kris Nichols

Thursday November 21, 2013

Miles City, Montana
Sleep Inn
1006 S. Haynes Avenue
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch not included; RSVP by November 15; 406-232-7905 extension 115
Speakers: Jerry Doan, Brendon Rockey, Ray Ward

For full speaker biographies, visit the NRCS Montana website at and click on the “Unlock the Secrets in the Soil” graphic.

Private applicator recertification credits and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Certified Crop Advisors will be awarded for attending. Sign up for credits at the door when arriving at the workshop.

NRCS provides reasonable accommodations for all persons with disabilities to participate in NRCS programs and activities. If you require special accommodations, please contact Lori Valadez (406) 587-6969 prior to the workshops.