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Agricultural Sciences: “Growing Success from the Ground Up”

Farmers throughout the region are invited to join the School of Agricultural Sciences in partnership with Cargill for a program, titled “Growing Success from the Ground Up.” 

The program begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Northwest’s Agricultural Learning Center, located at 22893 U.S. Highway 71 in Maryville. Seating for the event is limited. Click here to register.

The in-person field day will provide agriculture professionals with an opportunity to see how no-till and cover crops can improve soil health and resiliency, experience hands-on soil health demonstrations and cover crop recommendations, learn about financial resources and network with others to help implement soil health practices on farms.

Attendees will hear from local farmers about how they implement soil health practices on their farms. Northwest Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences Dr. Alex Taylor also will present part of the program along with representatives of the Natural Resources Conservation Service.