SOIL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP DISCUSSES PRODUCTIVITY, PROFITABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

Source: National Corn Growers Assn news release

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is sponsoring a Learning Session Friday, February 27th 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Mountain during the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Arizona. A panel of demonstration farmers will discuss what they’ve learned and experienced during this past program year.

The session is moderated by Dr. Nicholas Goeser, National Corn Growers Association Manager of Soil Health and Sustainability. The panel includes Iowa farmer Mark Mueller and Indiana farmers Brent Bible and Brandon Mosely. These farmers cover a diverse set of agronomic skills and will share their thoughts and experience with conservation cropping system practices, cover crops, prescription nutrient management and other soil heath practices.

SHP will also have a booth at the trade show. Representatives from the Partnership will be will be at booth 423 during the Media-only trade show access period today from 10:30 a.m. to Noon Mountain and throughout the trade show. Representatives from the Partnership and program farmers will be on hand to answer questions throughout trade show hours.

The mission of the Soil Health Partnership is to catalyze enhanced agricultural sustainability and productivity by demonstrating and communicating the economic and environmental benefits of improved soil health. For more information, visit soilhealthpartnership.org or e-mail soilhealth@ncga.com, #soilhealth20015.

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