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Saturday, December 7 • 10:15am - 11:05am
Organic & Soil Health- Moving beyond organic to regenerative!

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Soil Health and how an organic farmer can improve their operations by adopting soil health practices. Simple yet effective regenerative agriculture and soil health practices will be shared. Examples: Improving water infiltration, increases soil biology, increasing soil structure & aggregates, pollinator strips, conversations strips, and increasing organic matter. How to reduce compaction and understanding plow plan and what to do about it. Soil slake testing demonstration, why, and what the test can tell you and how to do it on your operations. Ideas on how to make your own soil microbes (soil amendments & compost) on your own operation and understanding soil health practices can reduce fertilizer input and reduce nutrient run-off.

Speakers
avatar for Patti Armbrister

Patti Armbrister

Soil Health Consultant, Agrarian Food Web Consultant LLC
Patti born in Michigan on a farm started in 1866. Patti has 55 years of experience in agriculture, beef, vegetables, and forage production. Patti has traveled to agriculture operations in 45 of the lower 48 states and all of the lower providence of Canada. In 2007, she joined the... Read More →

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Jess Alger

Farmer/Rancher, Alger Ranch
MOA Board MemberJess Alger graduated from MSU in 1971 with a B.S. degree in Animal Science. He returned to the Alger family ranch near Stanford where he worked for his Dad until 1981, after which he bought the place. He first certified his cropland in 2000 and his cattle were certified... Read More →


Saturday December 7, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am MST
Frontier Room

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