Attached, for your information,
are updated agenda and speaker bios for our Seminar on March 7.
You may have seen information about this Seminar previously, but this is some new information. Because of this new information, we are extending our early registration
deadline through today, February 25. Registrations can still be made
at the early registration rate. In addition, we will not be increasing the student registration fee after today. Only the member and non-member fees will go up by $10. The final deadline for registration is Monday, March 3.
Matter of Balance:
Approaches to Soil Health and Water Quality
Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society Seminar
Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI
9:00 a.m. to 5:00
March 7, 2014
health and water quality are intrinsically linked, and management of
these resources faces great challenges due to emerging ecological,
economic and climatic pressures. It is important, now more than ever,
to support soil’s natural ability to filter water that moves across
and through a landscape. Establishing conservation practices that
support a balanced relationship between soil health and water quality
is a proven best management practice in agricultural production.
Management choices that fail to recognize and protect the physical,
chemical, and biological attributes of healthy soil have the
potential to jeopardize water quality and ecological productivity.
not only holds environmental and agricultural importance; it is vital
to ensuring the growth of a healthy economy.”1
this Seminar, we will examine emerging practices to mitigate the
vulnerability of our soil and water resources to changing climatic,
market and land use conditions in the context of our global challenge
to meet growing demand.
Healthy soil: The basis for a strong economy and wholesome
includes our Annual Luncheon. More information and a registration
link, or optional mail-in form, is now available on our website
Information is also available on the MSU
F. Kesselring, Secretary
Michigan Chapter SWCS