The February 21 program will feature Steve Baker, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Soil Scientist speaking about Soil Health. Baker is a well-known expert on soil health, speaking to audiences about the importance of building soil quality to maximize fertility and improve crop production. He will discuss various conservation practices that build soil health, while at the same time protect natural resources such as our land and water. Some of his resources include unlocking the secrets of the soil, soil health and sustainability, and discovering soils from the ground up. Attendees will gain knowledge of how they can improve their soils, while protecting this most important resource.
The Conservation Tillage Club breakfast program series is jointly sponsored by OSU Extension and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Hardin, Logan, and Union Counties, and in cooperation with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Breakfast is provided by the generous support of agricultural lenders and agricultural businesses. All events are open to the public and no advance registration is required. Continuing education credits for Certified Crop Advisers is pending