Nov 5, 2018
Soil health symposium coming from Washington State University

Registration is open for Washington State University’s upcoming “Building Soils for Better Potato Crops” symposium.

The two-day event is scheduled for Dec. 5-6, 2018 at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake in central Washington. Day one is open to everyone, but day two is for potato growers only.

Day one topics include:

  • Recent Developments in Soil Organic Matter Research
  • Soil Health and Water Dynamics
  • Soil Health and Soil-Borne Pest Suppression
  • What Nematodes Can Tell You About the Health of Your Soil
  • Soil Health and Verticillium
  • Enhancing Soil Health in U.S. Potato Production Systems

Day two will feature an out-of-state grower presentation, grower panel and breakout discussions.

Cost is $25 for the symposium. Day two is free, but there is a cap of 50 growers. Pre-registration is required.

Visit irrigatedag.wsu.edu for more information.






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