Your Path to Soil Health FAQs
Many producers are enjoying the benefits of Soil Health but questions remain. The Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts and the Natural Resources Conservation Service are partnering to provide answers to the most frequently asked soil health questions on a webpage.
Should visitors need additional information there is a form on the page where questions can be submitted to two Soil Health experts: Greg Brann and Mike Hubbs. A profile of each expert is also available on the page.
In additon to the FAQ, visitors will be able to view a soil health photo gallery and videos.
Giles County Soil Conservation District Holds Annual Field Day
The Giles County Soil Conservation District held its annual field day on June 29th at the Steven Hickman farm in the Lynnville area of Giles County. The Intensive Grazing Field Day was attended by 60 farmers and fellow agencies. The agenda included presentations on Conservation Planning, 319 Grants, Weed Control, Manure Dispersion, Proper Forage Selection, Soil Health, Weed Identification, Herbicide Selection, Herd and Grass Management, and Fencing Materials. Speakers were represented from the Giles County Soil Conservation District, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA), Dow Chemical, Giles Farmers COOP, The Land Trust For Tennessee, and Giles County Landowners.
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