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Practical Measures of the Soil Microbiome: How do Crop Advisors Use the Data?

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Measuring and assessing soil health are critical for understanding how changes in agronomic management practices affect the capability of soil to support cropping systems. In this presentation, the Soil Health Institute will focus on explaining measurements of the soil microbiome. Understanding the soil microbiome is a new frontier, yet critical to successful regenerative agriculture and sustainable crop production. Measurements of soil microbes include phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) analyses, quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR), 16s ribosomal RNA (rRNA) and Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) amplicon sequencing, and metagenomics. Though these measurements are still being explored, the Soil Health Institute, through this webinar, aims to provide attendees with a practical understanding of these measurements and describe what kind of information these measurements yield. Insights and examples from the North American Project to Evaluate Soil Health Measurements will be shared to provide a contextual understanding of each measurement.

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Details

Date:
November 17
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.soils.org/education/online-courses/webinar-series-soil-health/

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Online

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CEUs
Practical Measures of the Soil Microbiome Practical Measures of the Soil Microbiome: How do Crop Advisors Use the Data? Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Central/10:00 - 11:00 AM Mountain/9:00 - 10:00 AM Pacific Measuring and assessing soil health are critical for understanding how changes in agronomic management practices affect the capability of soil to support cropping systems. In this presentation, the Soil Health Institute will focus on explaining measurements of the soil microbiome. Understanding the soil microbiome is a new frontier, yet critical to successful regenerative agriculture and sustainable crop production. Measurements of soil microbes include phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) analyses, quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR), 16s ribosomal RNA (rRNA) and Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) amplicon sequencing, and metagenomics. Though these measurements are still being explored, the Soil Health Institute, through this webinar, aims to provide attendees with a practical understanding of these measurements and describe what kind of information these measurements yield. Insights and examples from the North American Project to Evaluate Soil Health Measurements will be shared to provide contextual understanding of each measurement. CCAs and CPAgs will receive 1.0 Soil and Water Management CEU. CPSS and CPSC will receive 1.0 Professional Meetings CEU.

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