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2019 Soil Health Sustainability Workshop

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Date February 06, 2019
Time 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location Best Western Burley Inn & Convention Center, 800 North Overland Ave. (just off I-84 exit 208)
Registration Required Yes


This workshop is part of the Mini-Cassia Direct Seed and Cover Crop Project. Check in and a continental breakfast start at 8 a.m. Speakers for the morning, which begins at 8:30, include Marlon Winger, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service; Jay Fuhrer,  USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, Brian Kossman, Minidoka Soil & Water Conservation District; Keith Berns, Green Cover Seed & Providence Farms. Following the lunch break, area Farmers Rob Giebrecht and Luke Adams will speak. In addition there will be breakout sessions covering:

  • Pesticide Credits/Biofumigation/Pest Control
  • Dairy Feed/Optimum Nutrition from Cover Crops
  • Cover Crops/ What Does My Farm Need?
  • Soil Health/How to Get Started, and
  • Nematode Resistant Cover Crop Solutions

The workshop, luncheon and credits are free, but reservations are required. You may RSVP by calling 208-572-3369 or by emailing ewcswcd@gmail.com.

Sponsored by the Minidoka, West Cassia, and East Cassia Soil and Water Conservation Districts.