University of Maryland Extension

Soil Morphology and Land Use Evaluation on the Upper Delmarva

When: 
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Where: 
Chesapeake Farms
Address: 
7319 Remington Dr
Chestertown, MD 21620
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Mid-Atlantic Professional Soil Scientists (MAPSS) and UM-ANMP
Description/Notes: 

Land use interpretations are based on soil morphology – the physical characteristics and properties of the soil that can be seen or felt. This field-based training will be an opportunity for participants to view and describe Coastal Plain soils of the Delmarva. We will discuss how soil morphology is interpreted and used in evaluations of suitability for various land uses, including agriculture, nutrient management, stormwater, wastewater disposal, and wetlands. Registration includes lunch. 3 CEUs will be available for Maryland Nutrient Management Certification.

WHEN: Thursday, October 17th, 2019, 10 am – 4 pm

WHERE: Chesapeake Farms, Chestertown, MD

REGISTRATION: Registration is due October 9, 2019. Space is limited, please register early!

Cost: 
$30 for MAPSS members, $35 for Non-Members
Contact: 
Annie Rossi
Contact Email: 
ann.rossi@usda.gov
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