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Soil health is subject of Feb. 24 webinar

Panel discussion will be on soil health, water management practices and how they relate to changing climate and weather patterns.

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LAMBERTON — Building resilience against extreme weather events through improved soil health and effective water management will be discussed at the University of Minnesota Southwest Research and Outreach Center’s February Advancing Ag webinar at 11 a.m. Feb 24.

Professor Jeff Strock will lead a panel discussion on soil health and water management practices and how they relate to the Midwest’s changing climate and weather patterns. Panelists include: Mike Castellano, professor with Iowa State University’s Agronomy department; Anna Cates, University of Minnesota’s state soil health specialist; Marshall McDaniel, assistant professor with Iowa State University’s Agronomy department; and Claire Phillips, research soil scientist with the USDA-ARS.

Participants are encouraged to submit questions upon registration or to attend with questions in mind. The webinar is free, but participants must pre-register at http://bit.ly/2OnUVEH. The webinar will be recorded and posted on YouTube at a later date. Certified crop advisors can self-apply for CEUs.

For previous Advancing Ag webinar recordings or information on future webinars, visit z.umn.edu/advancing-ag.

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