Soil Health Clinic

Date: Time: 8:00 am–4:00 pm
Agricultural Research & Development Center
1071 County Road G
Ithaca NE 68033
Contact: (800) 529-8030,
Near MEAD, Neb. — Agribusiness professionals and crop producers will take a close-up look at field conditions, research and techniques at the University of Nebraska’s Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics.

Participants will meet at the August N. Christenson Research and Education Building at the University’s Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (formerly the Agricultural Research and Development Center) near Mead, Nebraska.

Keith Glewen, Nebraska Extension educator said, “Benefits of the crop management and diagnostic clinics include one-on-one attention, on-site plot demonstrations, interaction with other participants, discussions about cutting edge research and an opportunity to earn continuing education credits through Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program.”

Improving and maintaining soil health is essential to the productivity of land for current and future use. Nebraska Extension is partnering with the USDA-NRCS to provide a Soil Health Clinic on July 18 in-field training is ideal for agribusiness professionals and those who work with soil management. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Clinic is from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Topics include: Management Considerations to Improve Soil Health; Measuring Bulk Density, Porosity and Infiltration, How it Impacts Soil Health; Physical Soil Properties – Its Importance to Soil Health!; Cover Crops and How They Impact Soil Health; What is Soil Biology? What You Can Do to Change It!; Soil Characteristics, Productivity and Landscape Position; and Chemical Soil Properties.

A total of 7.5 Certified Crop Adviser credits (soil and water management – 6, crop management – .5, and nutrient management – 1.0) have been applied for and are pending approval for this clinic.

For more information or to register, contact the Nebraska Extension CMDC Programs, 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033, call (800) 529-8030, fax (402) 624-8010, e-mail or visit the Web at

Nebraska Extension is in the University of Nebraska’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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