Soil health, management webinar set


CARY, N.C. – Verdesian Life Sciences, the American Society of Agronomy and the Soil Science Society of America will provide a soil health management systems webinar on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 2 – 3 p.m. Central, 1 – 2 p.m. Mountain.
The live webinar focusing on Soil Health Management Systems and Microbial Soil Health will provide participants:
• An overview of soil health management practices
• Changes to expect in the soil organic matter
• The role of soil enzymes
• Some of the major microbial groups involved in carbon and nitrogen dynamics
• How cover crop selection can help manage soil nitrogen.
The educational webinar will be presented by Diane E. Scott, National Soil Health Specialist with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Soil Health Division. Scott has over 40 years of experience with soil health, carbon and nitrogen cycling, and soil metabolic activity.
Certified Crop Advisers (CCA) and Certified Professional Agronomists (CPAg) will receive half a continuing education unit (CEU) for Nutrient Management and half a CEU for Soil and Water Management. Sponsored by Verdesian Life Sciences, the webinar is free to all those who register online.
The ASA is dedicated to providing the best continuing education results in a robust portfolio of online learning opportunities, specifically designed for the agricultural professional with the goal to provide the latest and greatest in the field of agronomy. Verdesian Life Sciences is committed to developing nutrient use efficiency (NUE) technologies that, when implemented, enable sustainable agricultural farming practices.
Registration is through the ASA’s Online Learning Platform. Participants will also receive a recording of the on-demand webinar. For details or to register visit agronomy.org/education/classroom/classes/533.


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