The Kiowa County Conservation District, in conjunction with USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Oklahoma Conservation Commission, is hosting a Soil Health Field Day at Russ Jackson Farm in Mtn. View, OK on August 27, 2018
Topics to be discussed include: Brix meter testing and rotational grazing along with much more. Scheduled speakers include Jimmy Emmons, OACD President and Leedey producer, Greg Scott, Soil Scientist, Oklahoma Conservation Commission along with a producer panel to include Matt Braun, Kiowa County producer and Will Brock, NRCS .
Please RSVP for the workshop by Wednesday, August 22, 2018. For more information, and to RSVP, contact Kiowa County Conservation District or Will Brock or KiowaCCD@conservation.ok.gov or Will.Brock@ok.usda.gov. You can also call 580-726-3786 for more information. Russ Jackson Farm is located from Mountain View, 1 mile east on Hwy 9 to Hwy 115, then 8 ½ miles South on Hwy 115. The farm is located on the East side of the road.
9:00 am Welcome and Project Overview
9:15am Leave for field
9:20am to 11:45am
-Background of the field
-Soil Health general information
-Soil Health field observations
12:00pm Lunch provided by Ag Preference Credit