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Cropping Strategies for Managing Soil Health

The 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Webinar Series addresses topics related to soil health over three days in February. This session's topics include Impacts of Grazing Management on Soil Health, presented by Jessica Williamson, Penn State Extension and No-till and Grazing Integration to Improve Soil, presented by Sjoerd Duiker, Department of Plant Science.

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February 13, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Impacts of Grazing Management on Soil Health Understand the benefits that managed grazing systems can have on your farm’s soil health. Improving soil health by grazing livestock can enhance overall productivity and sustainability.


No-till and Grazing Integration to Improve Soil Grazing was long considered a threat on cropland due to soil compaction, but new research shows that grazing can actually be a positive for soil health if done correctly. We will review how three Pennsylvania farmers integrated grazing and no-till cover crops to meet their objectives.
 

View Recording: https://meeting.psu.edu/p7hec8lsi0j/ 

This series features 3, hour-long webinars that will include two separate speakers each day. Join the live webinars from 12 to 1 pm on February 6th, 13th, and 20th. 
 
Webinars in this series include: 
 
  • Fungal Endophytes: Fungi that Facilitate Farming - Mary Barbercheck
  • Understanding Biological Seed and Soil Treatments - Allysa Collins
  • Recording: https://meeting.psu.edu/p43gktc91za/

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814-863-9845