Workshop scheduled on building soil health

BISMARCK — The public is invited to register and attend the eighth annual “Farming & Ranching for the Bottom Line” event Feb. 22 and 23. This year’s theme is “Building Soil Health: Processing the Microbiome.”

To attend in person at the National Center of Excellence on the campus of Bismarck State College, registration is only $30 for adults (covers both days) and includes two lunches and all breaks. Children and students are free and are encouraged to attend. Livestream is also free.

To register to attend in person or by livestream, go to: https://farming-ranching-for-bottom-line.eventbrite.com. A livestream link will be provided to those who register for this option.

Keynote speakers are Joel Williams, speaking on building soil organic matter, and Paulo Carvalho, speaking on livestock integration in Brazil.

An agenda is available at the Menoken Farm Web site at www.menokenfarm.com.

The event is sponsored by Area 4 Research Farm, Bismarck State College, Morton and Burleigh Soil Conservation Districts, Menoken Farm, North Dakota Grazing Lands Coalition, North Dakota State Univeristy Extension, NDSU Research Extension Centers, USDA Agricultural Research Service and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.


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