LEWISTON — Soil health experts Jay Fuhrer and Jon Stika will present on annual cover crops, grazing perennials and planting cash crops into green covers during a Land Stewardship Project (LSP) online workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 16.
The event is free, but registration is required at http://bit.ly/3p6llHr. All Zoom experience levels are welcome and guidance to using the platform will be given in the first 10 minutes of the program; participants may video connect from laptops or telephones, or simply call into the event.
Fuhrer spent 40-plus years working for the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, and has spoken internationally about soil health. He now conducts research at Menoken Farm in Burleigh County, North Dakota.
Stika is a retired soil scientist and soil health instructor with the NRCS and is currently a research technician at the North Dakota State University Dickinson Research Extension Center. Following the presentations, there will be a large group discussion with a question-and-answer session.