Soil Health Workshop – PM – Thursday, January 12, 2017

Exhibit Hall

5:00 p.m.
Dinner Available to Workshop Participants

6:00 p.m.—6:05 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions

6:05 p.m.—6:25 p.m.
Cover Crops: Why Grow a Crop You Don’t Sell?
Russell Hedrick, JRH Grain Farms LLC, Hickory, North Carolina

6:25 p.m.—7:00 p.m.
Tailoring Cover Crops and Management to Your Farming Goals
Russell Hedrick, JRH Grain Farms LLC, Hickory, North Carolina

7:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m.
Soil Health and On-Farm Research in the Mid-Atlantic Region
Sarah Marie Hirsch, University of Maryland

7:30 p.m. BREAK

7:40 p.m.—8:00 p.m.
Lessons Learned in Managing Cover Crops, No-Till and Slugs
Trey Hill, Harborview Farms, Rock Hall, Maryland

8:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Cover Crops and Nutrient Management Systems
Steven Mirsky, USDA Agricultural Research Service

8:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
Speaker Panel Questions and Answers

9:00 p.m. ADJOURN

Lite dinner to be served. Attendees can register for the workshop by calling the district office at (302) 856-3990, ext. 3 or online at by January 10, 2017. 

Session Summary:

DE Pesticide Certification Credits:  0
MD Pesticide Certification Credits:  0
DE Nutrient Management Credits:  3.0
MD Nutrient Management Credits:  3.0
Certified Crop Advisor Credits:  NM: .50, SW: 1.5