Area farmers are invited to a free Nutrient Management Workshop on Tuesday, February 23rd. The morning session will be held at the American Legion in Reynolds beginning at 9:30 A.M.
Program topics include soil health considerations, best management practices for nutrient management, the 4R’s of NLRS, and effects on water quality. Information on USDA cost-share programs related to nutrient management and soil health will also be presented.
Speakers at the workshop include Dan Schaefer with the IL Fertilizer and Chemical Association, Dean Oswald with Council of BMP’s, Robert Woodruff with IL Stewardship Alliance, and Mark Jackson with the USDA-NRCS office.
Refreshments and a complimentary lunch will be served at the meeting. The workshop is limited to the first 100 attendees who make a reservation.
To make a reservation or disability accommodations, please call the Rock Island County SWCD Office at 309-764-1486 Ext. 3 or Mercer County SWCD Office at 309-582-5153 Ext. 3.