August 21, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Mycorrhizal Connection Workshop
Reestablishing a mycorrhizal fungal element to crops as well as understanding the role of mycorrhizal fungi in soil and plant health will be the focus of the workshop on Friday, August 21, at the Salina Ambassador Hotel, 1616 W. Crawford, Salina. An afternoon field tour will be held at the Land Institute in Salina, located at 2440 E. Water Well Rd.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21
Restoring Life to Your Soil:
Dale Strickler and Gail Fuller
Dr. Christine Jones, Amazing Carbon, Australia
Mike Amaranthus and Larry Simpson, Mycorrhizal Applications - Oregon
Tour of the Land Institute with Wes Jackson Supper on your own
Social Mixer with Wes Jackson and Speakers
Cover Crop Bus Tour
SATURDAY, AUGUST 22
On Saturday August 22, an all-day bus excursion will highlight the benefits of using cover crops. The bus will depart from the Salina Ambassador Hotel parking lot, 1616 W. Crawford, Salina, promptly at 8:00 am for tours of a Star Seed test plot and four farms using cover crops. Lunch & supper are included and the bus should return to the hotel at approximately 9 p.m.