Title: Soil Health

Live on: Wednesday, August 23 at 1 p.m. Eastern

Presenters: 
Bob Larkin, Research Plant Pathologist, U.S. Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service, New England Plant, Soil and Water Lab
Wayne Honeycutt, President and CEO, Soil Health Institute

In this webinar, we will talk about practices to help increase the soil’s capacity for potato production, including:

  • Why organic matter is important for soil structure.
  • How biodiversity in the soil can help suppress soil-borne disease and pest pathogens.
  • Using cover crops, minimizing tillage and going to longer rotations.
  • Integrating livestock into the system.

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