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Healthy Soils Workshop Scheduled for Hilo

News from U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service
300 Ala Moana Blvd., #4-118, Honolulu, HI  96850
 

HONOLULU, July 11, 2014 – Interested in learning how to unlock your farm’s potential? The Waiakea and Puna Soil and Water Conservation Districts are partnering with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host a soils health workshop in Hilo.

“Soil health management systems can optimize farming inputs, protect against drought, and increase farm production,” said Dr. William E. Puckett, NRCS Acting Director for the Pacific Islands Area.

This event is open to the community and is scheduled for Friday, July 18, 2014 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Aupuni Center Conference Room on 101 Pauahi Street. Seats are limited so if you are interested in registering, please contact Jennifer at 933-8350. You may also contact Jennifer at that number if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the workshop.

Learn how to unlock the secrets in your soil. Visit www.pia.nrcs.usda.gov. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Jolene Lau
Public Affairs Specialist
Natural Resources Conservation Service
United States Department of Agriculture
300 Ala Moana Blvd., #4-118
Honolulu, HI  96850
(808) 541-2600 ext. 135
www.pia.nrcs.usda.gov

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