FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Research Triangle Park, NC, June 15, 2022 – The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, announced today that “Scaling Up Soil Health” is the theme for its 7th annual meeting to be held virtually on August 11 and 12.
“’Scaling Up Soil Health’, reflects both the urgency and opportunity for scaling adoption of regenerative soil health systems to mitigate climate change, improve water quality, sustain farms and rural communities, and bring widespread environmental benefits for all of us,” said Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, President and CEO of the Soil Health Institute.
Over the course of two days, an abundance of practical information, research, and actionable takeaways will be offered that is relevant to farmers, agribusiness, consultants, scientists, field conservationists, government, and non-governmental professionals around the world.
Plenary sessions will address:
- Farmers’ Experiences with Regenerative Soil Health Systems
- Engaging Commodities for Scaling Regenerative Soil Health Systems
- Climate Change Mitigation through Soil Health: Integrating Local to Global Initiatives
- SHI’s Recommended Measurements for Scaling Soil Health Assessments: Scientific Basis and Practical Application
- Creating Impactful Learning Opportunities in Soil Health Education Programs
Each day, sessions will run from 10 a.m. to noon EDT, break for an hour, then resume from 1-3 p.m. EDT.
Registration is free but required to participate. You may register here: https://soilhealthinstitute-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_i0ykVel5SGCbZNeag8NrLw.
ABOUT THE SOIL HEALTH INSTITUTE
The Soil Health Institute is a global non-profit with a mission to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement. We bring together leaders in soil health science and the industry to help farmers, ranchers, and landowners adopt soil health systems that build drought resilience, stabilize yield, and benefit their bottom line. The Institute’s team of scientists, holding doctorates in various soil science and related disciplines, has developed highly effective soil health targets and standardized measurements to quantify progress at achieving regenerative and sustainable agricultural systems, and leads the cutting-edge fields of carbon sequestration and decoding the soil microbiome. Healthy soils are the foundation for rejuvenating our land. Together, we can create a secure future for all, mitigate the effects of climate change, and help agriculture and organizations meet production and environmental goals at scale. Visit soilhealthinstitute.org to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
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