NWMSU Ag Learning Center Inviting Farmers For Soil Health Program

Northwest Missouri State and Cargill are partnering for a program targeting farmers throughout the region.

A program entitled “Growing Success from the Ground Up” will be held Tuesday, August 1st at Northwest Missouri State’s Agricultural Learning Center in Maryville.

An in-person field day will show how no-till and cover crops could improve soil health and resiliency. There will be hands-on soil health demonstrations and cover crop recommendations. Those attending can also find out about financial resources and network with others about 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.

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. A registration link for the program can be found here.