University of Maryland Extension

Soil Workshop

When: 
Monday, Mar. 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Where: 
Somerset County Extension office
Address: 
University of Maryland Extension Office
30730 Park Drive
Princess Anne, MD 21853
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Dr. Sarah Hirsh
Description/Notes: 

SOIL QUALITY WORKSHOP TO BE HELD IN PRINCESS ANNE

 Princess Anne, MD. – University of Maryland Extension will hold a workshop focused on assessing and improving soil quality and soil fertility. Topics to be discussed include how soil fertility and plant growth are related to soil properties, improving soil quality using conservation practices such as cover crops and no-till, using online soil resources such as Web Soil Survey, taking soil samples to accurately represent your land, and understanding and interpreting soil test reports. This program will be a great introduction to soils for beginning farmers, and will provide more experienced farmers with a deeper look into soil science and an opportunity to learn about recent developments in soil conservation and online soil tools. 

 The Soil Workshop will be held at the Somerset County Extension Office, 30730 Park Drive, Princess Anne, MD 21853. There will be a daytime or an evening course offered. The daytime course is March 4th 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. The evening course is March 5th and March 19th from 5:30-9:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend, and lunch or dinners will be provided. Nutrient management and CCA continuing education credits will be offered.

 To register, call the Somerset County Extension Office at 410-651-1350 or email Sarah Hirsh at shirsh@umd.edu.

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Sarah Hirsh
Contact Email: 
shirsh@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
4106511350
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