Free workshop on creating healthy soil set for June 6

Ponca City Now - April 30, 2019 1:57 pm

 

 

Doing the right thing is always great. However, doing the right thing the simple way is even better.

Join the Natural Resources Conservation Service and several conservation partners for the free “Simple Steps to Healthy Soil” workshop and lunch on June 6 in Ponca City.

At the workshop, topics will include learning about new grazing technology, and more specifically a grazing app.

Producers will also learn about crop and grazing management for healthy soil and healthy food. This includes simple steps for better forage and crop management.

Those attending also will hear about USDA Program Updates.

NRCS partners for the workshop include the Oklahoma Tribal Conservation Advisory Council, other USDA agencies and conservation groups. The Kay, Noble, Pawnee and Payne Conservation Districts are the district partners for the workshop.

Conservation program discussions will be led by Farm Service Agency, National Agriculture Statistics Service, NRCS, the Oklahoma Conservation Commission and others.

The workshop will be held on June 6 and will start at 11 a.m. at Pioneer Technology Center in the Seminar Room, located at 2101 N Ash in Ponca City, Okla., 74601. Pre-registration beings at 10:45 a.m.

Attendees are encouraged to pre-register by May 31  by calling or emailing Carrie Otto, (580) 722-3008, [email protected] or contacting Dr. Carol Crouch [email protected] , (405) 742-1203. The workshop is open to the public.

 

 

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