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    January 30, 2013
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    Arkansas: Soil Fertility Workshops Set For Feburary In Jonesboro, Dumas

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    Two soil fertility workshops have been scheduled in Arkansas in February. The sessions are sponsored by the the Arkansas Plant Food Association in collaboration with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and Arkansas State University. Here are times and locations:

    February 12 on the campus of ASU in Jonesboro. Topics will include cover cropping, spatial variability, N-STaR usage and phosphorus and potassium management. Local and out-of-state speakers will be conducting this educational event.

    February 13 at the Dumas Community Center. This session will include basic soil information, giving attendees a better understanding about the chemical, physical and biological properties affecting nutrient availability to plants. The meeting also will touch on alternative fertilizer products and soil sampling for variable rate technology.

    For directions to the meeting sites and to register.

    For more information. contact Leo Espinoza at 501-671-2168 (lespinoza@uaex.edu)

     

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