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Farmers, Scientists, and Ag Industry to Advance the Science and Practicality of Soil Health During Online Meeting

Submitted by: The Soil Health Institute

Categories: Environment, Sustainability

Posted: Jun 11, 2020 – 11:33 AM EST

 

The non-profit organization’s 5th Annual Meeting July 30 – July 31 will provide the latest information on how soil health influences carbon dynamics, water cycling, soil microbiology, and on-farm economics; all critical components of a regenerative agricultural system.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jun. 11 /CSRwire/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soil, today released its 5th Annual Meeting Agenda. Registration is open for Soil Health: The Foundation for Regenerative Agriculture, SHI’s first-ever virtual annual meeting. There is no registration fee; however, registration is required to attend. The online meeting will be held July 30 and 31, 2020.

The annual meeting will host 28 distinguished panelists and speakers, including farmers, soil scientists, food manufacturing leaders, and policy experts. The keynote will be provided by Jay Watson, Sourcing Sustainability Engagement Manager at General Mills, Inc., who leads General Mills, Inc.’s greenhouse gas reduction and regenerative agriculture commitments.

Among the meeting topics:

  • Comprehensive Strategy for Advancing Soil Health

  • Determining Effective Measurements of Soil Health

  • Dimensions of Adoption

  • Filling the Economics Gap for Farmers

  • Soil Health Policies and Programs in Action

In addition to the plenary sessions, a virtual Video Poster Session will feature up to 80 3-minute video research presentations.

“The level of enthusiasm we have received for Soil Health: The Foundation for Regenerative Agriculture is very inspiring,” said Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, SHI president and CEO. “We are excited at the opportunity for reaching a broad, and hopefully global, audience with the latest information for advancing the science and practicality of soil health.”

For more information and to register for the annual meeting, please visit https://soilhealthinstitute.org/annual-meeting-2020/.

About the Soil Health Institute

The Soil Health Institute (www.soilhealthinstitute.org) is a non-profit whose mission is to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement. The Institute works with its many stakeholders to identify gaps in research and adoption; develop strategies, networks and funding to address those gaps; and ensure beneficial impact of those investments to agriculture, the environment and society.

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For more information, please contact:

Camille Hesterberg Communications and Administrative Specialist
Phone: 919-230-0303
Phone 2: 828-406-4018
Sid Reynolds Soil Health Communications
Phone: 919-878-8989
Phone 2: 919-612-9755
Fax: 919-878-3939

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The Soil Health Institute

 

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