Soil Health Summit

Wednesday November 15th, 2017

In collaboration with East Stanislaus RCD and USDA-NRCS featuring
        technical trainings, research updates, carbon farm workshop,
and networking with soil health professionals.
To view PDF versions of the presentations - please click on the links below:
Welcome and Introduction
Jeff Creque, Carbon Cycle Institute
Cover Crop: Challenges and Opportunities in California 
Zahangir Kabir, USDA NRCS
Building Healthy soil and Beneficial Insect Communities with Cover Crops
Kathryn Prince, The Xerces Society
Soil Health: Why Does it Matter? 
Amelie Gaudin, Gaudin Lab, UC Davis
Agriculture Remote Sensing Platforms, Turning a Pretty Picture into Action 
Anna Gilbert, Ceres Imaging
The Value of Compost
 Denise Winter and Noell Madrid, Synagro
Mimicking Nature to Transform Agriculture
Kelly Mulville, Paicines Ranch


Afternoon Carbon Farm Planning Training with 

Carbon Farming 101
Jeff Creque, Carbon Cycle Institute
A Carbon Farm Plan Step by Step
Lynetter Niebrugge, Marin RCD
Jeff Creque, Carbon Cycle Institute
The COMET-Planner/Farm™ Tools
Mark Easter, Colorado State University Natural Resource Ecology Lab
Promoting Carbon Farming on a Local Level through RCD involvement with 
Climate Action Plans and An Outlook on Climate Policy and Funding
Torri Estrada, Carbon Cycle Institute


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