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2022 Soil Health Workshop

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- MST
Location
Location:
Henry Biesiot Activities Center, 398 State Avenue, Dickinson, ND and DREC Section 19, Manning, ND (From Hwy 22, trun west onto 15th St SW and travel 5.2 miles to the field site
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2022 Soil Health Workshop

September 14, 2022, 8 a.m.-2p.m.

Emcee: Kristen Kukla, Dunn County Extension Agent

Morning Session: 8:15-11:45 a.m. MDT

Location: Biesiot Activities Center, 398 State Avenue, Dickinson, ND

 

Morning Session: 8:15-11:45 a.m. MDT

Location: Biesiot Activities Center, 398 State Avenue, Dickinson, ND

  • Welcome and Opening Comments (8:00 a.m.)
  • Chris Augustin, Director, Dickinson Research Extension Center
  • Effects of Integrated Crop-Grazing on Soil Nutrient Levels
  • Dr. Larry Cihacek, NDSU Soil Scientist
  • Integrated systems research at the Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory
  • Dr. Mark Liebig, ARS Great Plains Research Laboratory
  • Soil Health and intercropping principles
  • Justin Jacobs, Williston Research Extension Center, Williston, ND
  • Importance of asymbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria to soil health
  • Dr. Chris Augustin, Soil Scientist and Director, Dickinson Research Extension Center
  • Lunch Provided by Bravera Bank and Trust
  • Caravan to DREC Section 19, Integrated Systems Research Area

Afternoon Session: 11:45-2.00 p.m.MDT

DREC Section 19, Manning, ND (From Hwy 22, turn west onto 15th St. SW and travel 5.2 miles to the field site)

  • Importance of plant roots for building and maintaining soil organic matter in crop rotations            
  • Hal Weiser, NRCS State Soil Health Specialist (Retired)
  • Intercropping Demonstration
  • Justin Jacobs, Williston Research Extension Center, Williston, ND

Concurrent Rotating Field Sessions (20 minutes each)

Station #1: Managing soil organic matter for building and maintaining sustainable soil quality

                        Mark Liebig, ARS Great Plains Research Laboratory

                Station #2: Soil Horizons and Rooting Depth

                        John Kempenich, USDA/NRCS Soil Survey Team, Dickinson, ND

                Station #3: What is the importance of microbial activity for organic matter nutrient cycling?

                        Dr. Marko Davinic, Asst. Professor of Agriculture, Technology, and Natural Resources, Bismarck State College 

               Station #4: Phosphorus mineral supplementation addition to soil content

Dr. Larry Cihacek, NDSU Soil Scientist

CONTACT INFORMATION

Doug Landblom

douglas.landblom@ndsu.edu

Office: 701-456-1109; Mobil: 701-690-8245

 

Please RSVP for Meal Count

By September 6 to

Toby Stroh

701-590-1151

toby.stroh@dickinsonstate.edu

Workshop is FREE!

 

Contact Information

Contact Information

Doug Landblom

Requests for accommodations related to disability should be made to the event contact person at least two weeks in advance of the event.