Women who own or manage farmland in Stearns, Wright and surrounding counties are invited to a free conservation discussion and field tour at:
Friday, May 22 at Wild Marsh Golf Course, 1710 Co. Road 12 S, Buffalo, MN
Coffee and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. A free lunch is provided. The program will end up with wrap-up and dessert at 3 p.m. RSVP by Monday, May 18th to Megan Herbst, 320-251-7800, ext. 3. firstname.lastname@example.org
Come learn what it takes to successfully establish and terminate a cover crop in southern Minnesota, the benefits healthy soil has on agriculture; the environment, and how healthy soil practices can increase your operations and net profit!
Learn about local soil temperature data
Get hands-on experience determining healthy soil in soil pits.
View crops planted into Cereal Rye
Talk with experts on implementation and management of cover crops..
Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
This event is free of charge. Registration is not required, but is appreciated.
To RSVP: 507-373-5607 ext. 3 or email email@example.com
Event sponsors: The Freeborn County Soil Health Team and sponsors.
Location: Corner of 36th and Penn North, Minneapolis, MN.
A collaboration creating a healthy place to live in grow. Partner with the Folwell Neighborhood Association, Hennepin County Community Works, Hennepin County Sentenced to Service and Project Sweetie Pie.
Plant and seed will take place on Saturday, May 30th 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The 2015 National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) Conference is taking place in Duluth, MN June 7-11, 2015.
"Soils & a Changing Climate: Future Trends of the NCSS."
Conference Registration Fees
$250 - full registration
$50 - student registration
Conference registration fee includes all meeting sessions, materials, a.m. and p.m. refreshments, poster sessions, Wednesday field trip (transportation, tour, boxed lunch and dinner), and Thursday conference lunch.
Optional Registration Fees
$55 Sunday Field Tour
Sunday Field Tour registration fee includes transportation, tour, and boxed lunch.
A refund of the conference registration fee, less $35, will be issued for cancellation requests received by e-mail to the University of MN at cceconf4$umn.edu by Friday, May 29, 2015. If you cancel after this date, you will not be eligible for a refund.