We just got this lineup of where Conservation Agronomist Ray Archuleta, a USDA soils guru, will be speaking over the next few days:
Sept. 4, 1 p.m., Creston, Southwestern Community College, room 108
Sept. 5, 1 p.m., Fort Dodge, Best Western Starlight Hotel
Sept. 5, 8:30 p.m., Storm Lake, Buena Vista University, Hanson room 8
Sept. 6, 1 p.m., Waverly, Waverly City Hall & Civic Center
Sept. 7, 9 a.m., Washington, Lake Darling Conservation Center.
He is a conservation agronomist for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Greensboro, NC. He specializes in soil quality and the principles of agro-ecology throughout the United States. In 23 years with USDA, Archuleta has worked in five states and served in several capacities, including a water quality project manager, an irrigation specialist, and a soil conservationist.
Ray will be presenting, "Farming for the 21st century: how soil health will save the farm." All events are free and open to all. Go see him!
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