Livestream – Annual Agroforestry Symposium Soil Health in Diverse Cropping Systems


Date(s): 01/25/2018
Time: All Day

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Event by: Center for Agroforestry 

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About: Symposium is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is requested. Register at:

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Symposium Schedule

8:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration
8:30 a.m. Introduction
Dr. Michael Gold, Interim Director, The Center for Agroforestry

Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Christopher Daubert, Dean, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

8:45 a.m. Priorities for Advancing Soil Health Management Systems
Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, President and CEO, Soil Health Institute
9:30 a.m. Soil Health and Promoting Multi-Functional Agriculture Systems: Insights from California
Dr. Amelie Gaudin, Associate Professor, University of California Davis
10:00 a.m. Soil Ecosystems Services of Agroforestry
Dr. Ranjith Udawatta, Center for Agroforestry
10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: Farmer Perspectives on Enhancing Soil Health
12:00 p.m. Lunch (Soil Demonstrations and Poster Session in McQuinn Atrium)
1:00 p.m. Advances in Soil Health Indicators: Developing Affordable and Interpretable Tests for Farmers
Dr. Kristen Veum, USDA-ARS
1:30 p.m. Soil Health and Conservation in Missouri
Sara Parker Pauley, Director, Missouri Department of Conservation
2:00 p.m. National and Regional Trends in Adoption of Soil Health Practices
Dr. Rob Myers, Director, USDA – North Central SARE
2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Programs and Agency Coordination for Soil Health in Missouri 
Moderator: Gregory O. Mori, Outreach Coordinator, UMCA
3:45 p.m. Reception, Poster Session and Demonstrations in McQuinn Atrium (Until 5:45 p.m.)
4:30 p.m. Reception Presentation 
Nick Goeser, Soil Health Partnership/NCGA
5:45 p.m. Adjourn

Symposium is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is requested. 
Register at:

For more information, please contact: Gregory O. Mori, Outreach Coordinator 
Email: | Tel: (573) 884-2874