Earn Soil and Water CCA Credits at the Soil Health Conference on February 2-3, 2016

December 1, 2015 10:46 AM
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The upcoming soil health conference in Ames, Iowa, February 2-3, 2016 is fast approaching. This Inaugural Soil Health Conference will provide a unique opportunity to Certified Crop Advisers (CCA) who are seeking soil and water credits. The conference has been approved for a total of 17 soil and water credits during the two days.


A wide range of topics addressing principles and management practices that are essential for building soil health and productivity will be covered by well-established scientists from ARS-USDA and land-grant universities. 


Topics will include: soil management practices and cropping systems that are effective in reducing weather variability effects on yield and soil quality, cover crops establishment and their role in reducing soil erosion, cropping systems effect on soil biology, and many other topics will be presented during the conference. 


The conference is designed to provide research-based information for professional agronomists, farmers, and the general public who are interested in building and sustaining soil heath.


Take advantage of this opportunity and visit the conference website:  https://register.extension.iastate.edu/soilhealth . The registration deadline is January 16, 2016.


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Mahdi Al-Kaisi Professor of Soil Management/ Environment

Mahdi Al-Kaisi is a professor of agronomy and extension soil and water specialist at Iowa State University. His current research and extension in soil management and environment focuses on the effects of crop rotation, tillage systems, residue management, and nitrogen input on soil carbon dynamic...