02-28-17 Soil Health Conference scheduled in Longmont on March 9th

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Soil scientist also known as an agronomist, looks at soil to determine its health, Virginia.

Soil scientist also known as an agronomist, looks at soil to determine its health, Virginia.

Soil Health Conference scheduled for Thursday March 9

Boulder County, Colo. – The 2017 Soil Health Conference will take place Thursday March 9, at the Plaza Conference Center in Longmont. Activities at the conference include soil health demonstrations, presentations from scientists and farmers, and networking with participants and exhibitors. 

Featured speakers include Rudy Garcia, State Agronomist for New Mexico NRCS, and Meagan Schipanski, Assist. Prof in the Dept of Soil and Crop Sciences, CSU.

     When: Thursday March 9, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
     Where: Plaza Conference Center, 1900 Ken Pratt Blvd., Longmont
     Details: Breakfast, lunch and snacks during breaks will be included.
Registration, pricing, hotel and more information is available
at: www.BoulderCountyOpenSpace.org/soil

This conference is presented by Boulder County Parks & Open Space, Colorado State University Extension, City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Longmont & Boulder Valley Conservation Districts, and West Greeley Conservation District.

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