Soil Health Workshop – Wednesday, January 10, 2018

 Exhibit Hall

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

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

6:05 p.m.—6:50 p.m.
How Much Fertilizer Do We Really Need?
Dr. Buz Kloot, University of South Carolina

6:50 p.m.—7:45 p.m.
The Importance of Mycorrhizal Fungi: The Unseen Benefactors in Agricultural Ecosystems
Wendy Taheri, TerraNimbus, LLC

7:45 p.m. BREAK 

7:50 p.m.—8:35 p.m.
Soil Health Across the Landscape
Hear from a panel of local farmers discussing their efforts to improve soil health on a variety of different operations, including row crops, vegetables, small farms, pastured poultry, and organic farms.

8:35 p.m.—8:55 p.m.
Questions and Answers with Speakers and Farmer Panel 

8:55 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks 

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 by emailing Bobbi Heck or online at by January 8, 2018. 

Session Summary:

DE Pesticide Certification Credits:  1.0
MD Pesticide Certification Credits:  0
DE Nutrient Management Credits:  3.0
MD Nutrient Management Credits:  3.0
Certified Crop Advisor Credits: NM: 1.0, SW: 1.50