Carbon Farming and Healthy Soils Webinar

carbon farming and healthy soils

Coffee Talk Webinar on Carbon Farming and Healthy Soils "Digging Into Healthy Soils & Carbon Farming"

Apr 27, 2017 1:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Sara Via, Professor of Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park, will introduce the basic principles of soil health and discuss how microbial life in the soil is essential to plant health.  She will discuss what makes healthy soil, what degrades soil health, how to know if your soil is healthy, and how to increase soil health if it needs improvement.

Jay Ford, Executive Director of Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, will focus on the practicalities of carbon farming and will drill down briefly into the unique importance of carbon as the best results metric. He will cover some specific methods suitable for large, medium, and small scale farmers slides and will cover ideal annual, mixed, and perennial cropping systems.

Meredith Lathbury Girard, Senior Program Officer at Town Creek Foundation will moderate.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CARBON FARMING AND HEALTHY SOILS WEBINAR CAN BE FOUND  HERE

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This Carbon Farming and Healthy Soils Webinar is presented by the Chesapeake Foodshed Network. The Chesapeake Foodshed Network is made up of organizations, agencies, and individuals from across sectors and interests working throughout the Chesapeake watershed to build a stronger and more resilient food system.   The goal is to help everyone achieve more through building connections. This site is still in development, but you can learn about some of the webinars, events, and efforts here. Stay tuned and get involved!
Our Mission: Together we are Catalyzing connections and collaborations that build a sustainable, resilient, inclusive, and equitable regional food system in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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