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Training: Soil Health Workshop (Salem - 11/6/19)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Soil Health Workshop 

Hosted by Marion, Polk & Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District, Luckiamute & North Santiam Watershed Councils  

Sponsored by Pratum Co-op & Wilco 

The Soil Health Workshop “Dissecting the Data to Conserve Soil Resources” will be held on November 6, 2019 12:30 pm until 5 pm at the Chemeketa Eola Campus in West Salem.  The workshop is designed to help individuals learn to excel at the Web Soil Survey and make soil testing a tool that can work for them.  This exciting event will pair great speakers, light refreshments and a beautiful venue. 

Featured speakers are: 
James Cassidy, OSU Senior Instructor Soil Science & Sustainable/Organic Agriculture, will discuss how to connect the information web soil survey provides with education on soil type…what does it all mean and why you should know. 

Betsy Verhoeven, OSU Assistant Professor of Practice for Field Crops, will present on soil health and fertility based upon her soil science research and field studies. 

Annie Young-Matthews, Former Plant Materials Center Manager, will share cover crop trials in relation to soil health and conservation. 

Andy Gallagher, Soil Scientist & Owner of Red Hills Soils, will share his favorite soil apps and tools for finding the soil type on your land. 

Registration for the workshop is $20 (plus Eventbrite fees)


Register at the following link: 

For more information please call the Marion SWCD office at 503.391.9927 or visit the website at  

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Marion SWCD at 503.391.9927 or email Two weeks prior to the day of the workshop is requested.