Registration closes at 11:30 p.m. on June 14th, 2024. If you are still interested in attending this event, after registration closes, please contact Jessica Callen.

See current soil health practices such as no - till, cover crops, mulching, pollinator habitat, etc. be applied on a vegetable farm in Loveland, CO. Also interact with fun soil health activities provided by the NRCS & CSU In-Riches to learn benefits that soil health practices can have on the biological, chemical, & physical.

Larimer County Colorado State University Extension, Larimer County, Colorado Department of Agriculture,  STAR - Saving Tomorrow's Agriculture Resources

This event is partially funded by the Colorado Soil Health Program and Larimer County Colorado State University Extension.  

Agenda:

8:30am - Meet at River Ranch Farms
8:30am - 8:45am - Introductions and breakfast 
8:45am - 10am - Tour of property and current soil health practices
10am - Noon - Soil assessment stations and hands-on activities
Noon - 1:30pm - Catered lunch and roundtable discussion on everyone's soil health journey

Please make sure you:

  • Plan for variable weather
  • Wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing
  • Bring a picnic blanket or camping chairs for lunch
  • Optional: bring a sample of soil from your farm/ ranch for the activities. 

 

Event Date: 
Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Loveland, CO
Contact Name: 
Jess Callen
Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance. Services can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice. Please email accessibility@larimer.org or call (970) 498-5967 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.