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Central Oklahoma Soil Health Seminar

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Thursday April 27, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Redlands Community College Darlington Chapel, 5005 Darlington Road, El Reno, OK  (map)

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Hosted by The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Redlands Community College and the USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub

Seminar will provide farmers an opportunity to learn about some of the options they have for the application of soil health practices following winter wheat harvest this summer.

Issues to be discussed at the event include grain and forage sorghum production following winter wheat; ongoing research on new crop species and varieties being conducted by the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS); producer perspectives on planting and grazing summer cover crops following winter wheat; presentations from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; a drill calibration demonstration; and an overview of the agriculture demonstration, education and outreach efforts being undertaken by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe in partnership with NRCS.

Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by April 20 by calling Clay Pope at 405-699-2087. There is no charge for the meeting and lunch will be provided.

Registration will begin at 9:00 at the Redlands Community College Darlington Chapel located at 5005 Darlington Road, 3 miles north and 3 miles west of El Reno.

 

For more information contact Clay Pope at 405-699-2087.