Healthy Soil Workshops

April 21, 2017
Chesapeake College
Health Professions Center Room

April 26, 2017
Frederick Community College
Conference Center

Come out to these free workshops and learn about soil science and health.  The sessions also include a presentation on the guidelines and application process for a $100,000 Innovation Technology grant that will be awarded for projects dealing with the integration of nutrient reductions with climate change adaptation.

The agenda is the same for both workshops:

8:30 -9:00  Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:10  Welcome and Introduction; Susan Payne, Maryland Department of Agriculture

9:10-10:10  Dishing More Dirt on the Science of Soils; Dr. Sara Via, University of Maryland Extension

10:10-10:20  Break

10:20-11:20  An Awesome and Interactive Look at Healthy Soils; Dean Cowherd and Carl Robinette, USDA NRCS

11:20-11:50  $100,000 Opportunity through the Innovative Technology Grant Program; Ronnie Gist, Maryland Industrial Partnerships

11:50-12:00  Closing

The events are free, but registration is requested via e-mail: Phillip Stafford at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources,, or Susan Payne at the Maryland Department of Agriculture,

For more information about the workshops or to register visit the site here.