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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Virtual Classes Focusing on Soil Health

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Extension’s Alternative Crops Program is hosting seven free online classes. All classes will focus on managing soil health on agricultural lands in Nevada. The classes are every Tuesday morning from 10-11 a.m., August 30 through October 11. 

Advanced registration is required for each of the seven online classes, which will be accessed using Zoom. Once you have completed your Eventbrite registration, an email will be sent to you with a Zoom access link included. 

Soil Series 08-30-22 #1 
Topic: Properties of Soils
Maninder K. Walia, University of Nevada, Reno Extension
August 30, 2022 |10 11 a.m. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/383635633507

Soil Series 09-06-22 #2 
Topic: The Importance of Soil Nutrients, Compost and Fertilizers with Application Rate Calculation.
Cody Witt, Full Circle Compost
September 6 | 10-11 a.m.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/383639856137

Soil Series 09-13-22 #3
Topic: Increasing C sequestration in soils: Can biochar help?
Paul Verburg, Associate Professor of Soil Science, University of Nevada, Reno
September 13 | 10-11 a.m. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/383641511087

Soil Series 09-20-22 #4
Topic: The Soil Health & Water Connection
Chuck Schembre, Environmental Scientist, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
September 20 | 10-11 a.m. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/383643727717

Soil Series 09-27-22 #5
Topic: Regenerative Ag & Soil Health Principals
Marlon Winger, Regional Soil Health Specialist (ID, WY and MT), USDA NRCS Soil Health Division
September 27 | 10-11 a.m. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/383645292397

Soil Series 10-04-22 #6 
Topic: Winter Annual Cropping Systems: Lessons learned after two years of evaluation in Nevada.
Juan Solomon, Associate Professor of Agronomy, University of Nevada, Reno
October 4 | 10-11 a.m. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/383647448847

Soil Series 10-11-22 #7 
Topic: Basics of Composting
Elaine Fagin, Community Horticulture Education Program, University of Nevada, Reno Extension
October 14 | 10-11 a.m. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/383648341517

If you have questions about Zoom access, please contact Linda Brown prior to the event at 775-423-5121 or brownl@unr.edu 

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