This is a great opportunity to hear first-hand from some of the nation’s premier experts on soil health! This opportunity will probably not come to the Big Island again!
~~FREE SOIL HEALTH WORKSHOP~~
Unlock your Farm’s Potential!
Protect Against Drought!
WHEN: TUESDAY, JULY 29, 5:30-7:30 PM
WHERE: HAWAIIAN HOMES HALL, WAIMEA
-Ray Archuleta, Conservation Agronomist at the NRCS East National Technology Center, in Greensboro, North Carolina. Ray teaches soil health and the principles of agroecology throughout the country. http://vimeo.com/channels/raythesoilguy
-David Lamm,team leader for NRCS’s National Soil Health and Sustainability Team, who work to advance the principles of building soil health among NRCS field staff and farmers across the country. As a District Conservationist in Fort Wayne, Ind., David learned the basics of no-till farming and spent 18 years perfecting, on a grass roots basis, his understanding of what it takes to make no-till work.
This workshop is intended to present principles of soil health and management practices for enhancing soil health. Farmers, ranchers, conservationists, extension educators, gardeners, teachers, students and others interested in sustainable agriculture will benefit from the illustrative soil demonstrations and seeing connections between the science of soil health and practical, real-world application.
For more information visit the USDA/NRCS Waimea Field Office in the Parker Ranch Shopping Center next to Lilikoi Café or call 808-885-6602x100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshop sponsored by the Mauna Kea SWCD and the USDA-NRCS with the support of the Department of Hawaiian Homelands West Hawaii District Office.