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Apr 2,16,23=Virtual; Apr 9=In-person

2024 CCSI-SARE Fundamentals of Soil Health

Registration required by March 25. This train-the-trainer event provides a foundation for understanding how cover crops and no-till systems may be incorporated into Midwestern cropping management, along with impacts on soil health.

2024 CCSI-SARE Fundamentals of Soil Health
2024 CCSI-SARE Fundamentals of Soil Health

Time & Location

Tuesdays in April

Apr 2,16,23=Virtual; Apr 9=In-person

About the Event

***TO RECEIVE A CERTIFICAT OF COMPLETION FOR THIS TRAINING, ALL 4 SESSIONS (3 VIRTUAL and 1 IN-PERSON) ARE REQUIRED.***

***Registration required by March 25 to allow adequate time for registrants to receive a Cover Crop field guide by mail***

This train-the-trainer event provides a foundation for understanding how cover crops may be incorporated into Midwestern cropping systems, including considerations for changes in nutrient and pest management; as well as understanding cropping systems that can lead to improved soil health. Target audience for this training includes Indiana Conservation Partnership (Indiana NRCS, Purdue Extension, Indiana SWCD, ISDA, IDEM, IDNR, SSCB, Indiana FSA) staff, farmer-mentors, agronomists, and other ag professionals who have not attended Advanced Soil Health / Cover Crops Trainings.

WHEN:

  • Session 1 - Virtual: Tuesday, April 2 - 10:00AM - 12:00PM Eastern
  • Optional In-Person: Tuesday, April 9 - 10:00AM - 3:00PM Eastern, West Lafayette
  • Session 2 - Virtual: Tuesday, April 16 - 10:00AM - 12:00PM Eastern
  • Session 3  - Virtual: Tuesday, April 23 - 10:00AM - 12:00PM Eastern

TOPICS:

  • Cover crops - Benefits, selection, and basic identification. Seeding and termination basics. Available resources.
  • No-till - Equipment basics, adaptive systems management.
  • Insect pests and beneficials - impacts of soil health systems, pest management considerations.
  • Weed management - basic weed management considerations, impacts of herbicide carry over on cover crop establishment.

Tickets

  • VIRTUAL ONLY Fund. Soil Health

    Sale ends: Mar 25, 4:00 PM

    Registration is for 3 virtual sessions ONLY. You will receive log-in instructions and any additional information in the weeks leading up to the trainings.

    $0.00
  • VIRTUAL + IN-PERSON Fund. SH

    Sale ends: Mar 25, 4:00 PM

    Registration is for 3 virtual sessions AND 1 in-person session. You will receive log-in instructions and any additional information in the weeks leading up to the trainings.

    $0.00

Total

$0.00

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