Sessions Tagged With 'soil'

View Upcoming or Recent sessions

Displaying 1-15 of 22

Soil Management for Urban Trees

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

The goal of the webinar is to provide an overview of soil management for urban trees. Specific emphasis will be given to soil assessment. The webinar will introduce soil quality, cover how soil quality can be assessed, and discuss how soil quality assessment can be used for...

Understanding and Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health and Crop Production

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar by Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will examine the functions of the soil food web and key components thereof in promoting soil health and fertility and sustainable organic crop production. Research-based guidance on...

Using Manure to Improve Soil Health

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm EST

Manure provides tremendous benefits to the soil health when compared to synthetic fertilizer. Soil organic carbon, water infiltration and pH are increased while bulk density is decreased. Manure applications according to crop nutrient requirements and the use of soil...

Practical Conservation Tillage for Western Region Organic Cropping Systems: Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S, Webinar Series #3

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

Webinar: Soil Maps for Production Agriculture

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/12/18: Soil Maps for Production AgricultureThe US started mapping soils as a resource over 100 years ago. These maps have data for everything for production agriculture to engineering principles. Learn how to search for your soil types and what they may indicate for crop...

Webinar: An Overview of the Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool (RSET) is a new and voluntary service in conservation planning that evaluates an operation’s current conservation and management practices and compares them against science-based...

Soil Health Parameters and Water Quality Webinar

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

As measuring soil health becomes more of a common practice, there are a variety of factors to consider based on location, soil type, and cropping system. So, which tests makes sense for you? Tune in to this month’s webinar and learn about the variety of soil health parameters,...

Animal Manure’s Impact on Soil Properties

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Linda Schott, Charles Wortmann

Many times, discussions center on managing manure nitrogen and phosphorus in soil/crop systems. This webinar will focus on the relationships of land applied livestock manure and other organic materials to soil aggregation, resistance to erosion and microbial dynamics in ...

Understanding Climate's Impact on Soil

Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join the North Central Climate Collaborative (NC3)'s upcoming webinar featuring South Dakota State University Extension Soil Field Specialist Anthony Bly. Bly will discuss the climate's impact on soil properties and what this means for producers, educators, and advisors.

The Current Webinar: Manure, Water, and Soil Health

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 3:00 am EST

This webinar will review reports recently developed by the Soil Health Nexus team summarizing outputs and drawing conclusions from soil health research and existing soil health databases. Discussion will also focus on the resources in place through the Soil Health Nexus...

The use of compost as soil amendment and its implication in vegetable crop health in Puerto Rico (Presented in Spanish).

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

In Puerto Rico there is an increased interest and demand for the use of compost in commercial horticultural industries. However, there is a lack of information for growers on how to utilize effectively compost, which can supply sufficient nutrients to the crop but can...

Soil Compaction and Urban Trees: Strategies for Gaining Ground

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Bryant Scharenbroch

Compacted soil is one of the most common and serious problems urban trees face. Compaction quickly causes severe physical, chemical and biological alterations to soil conditions, and remediation is a difficult and lengthy process. What’s a tree care or landscape professional...

Subaqueous Soils and their Importance for Species and Marine Ecosystems

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Participate to learn the basics of subaqueous soils. Subaqueous soil survey is an exciting but not too considerably new frontier in the field of pedology. A subaqueous soil is a somewhat permanently submerged soil with a positive water potential at the soil surface for...

Extreme Weather: Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Farming Systems in the Midwest Region

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on Extreme Weather: Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Farming Systems in the Midwest Region, by Joel Gruver of Western Illinois University. The webinar takes place on November 17, 2015 at 2PM Eastern Time, 1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM...

Getting started with managing soil, irrigation and fertilization interactions

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 20-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2015 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Getting started with managing soil, irrigation, fertilization interactionsRon Goldy, MSU Extension Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7-9pm “It all starts with...