Sessions Tagged With 'soil health'

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Soil Biology for the Western Region: Organic Practices to Recruit and Nurture Beneficial Biota in the Soil

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

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 ...

Meeting Weather Challenges in the Western U.S.: Organic Practices to Mitigate and Prepare for Climate Change

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

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 ...

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...

Preparing for Drought: The Role of Soil Health in Water Management in Organic Production

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

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 ...

Breeding New Cultivars for Soil-enhancing Organic Cropping Systems in the Western Region (Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S. Webinar Series #5)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

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 ...

Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

March 20, 2019: Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration In this webinar, we will discuss the capacity of sustainable organic systems and practices to sequester soil carbon, minimize nitrous oxide and methane emissions during crop...

Soil Health and Water Quality

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

The benefits of soil health best management practices on farm resiliency and plant and ecosystem health is well known. Less well known is the connection between soil health and water quality. Tune in to this month's edition of The Current to hear the latest research from...

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...

Getting started with soil physical properties for field and hoophouse

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

MSU Extension Educator Fred Springborn will address the effects of soil texture and structure on water retention and spring warm-up, and how these soil characteristics can be improved. 67 minutes (36 minutes presentation, 31 minutes question/answer) This program was...

Lower Financial Risk by Increasing Soil Health

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic and the Organic Farming Research Foundation for a webinar on how to lower your financial risk by increasing soil health by Mark Schonbeck of the Virginia Association for Biological Farming. The webinar is free and open to the public, and takes place on Feb....

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 ...

Ecological Weed Management for the Western Region (Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S. Webinar Series #2)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 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 ...

Plant Genetics: Plant Breeding and Variety Selection

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops,...

Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western US Webinar Series #1: Ecological Nutrient Management for Organic Production

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

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...

Cover Crops: Selection and Management

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops, plant...