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BC Interior Soils Conference: Building Healthy Soils

January 16 - January 17

$125

BC INTERIOR SOILS CONFERENCE: BUILDING SOIL HEALTH
Location: Thompson Rivers University, Williams Lake Campus, 1250 Western Avenue
Date: January, 16 & 17, 2020
Main Speaker Dr. Kris Nichols with Guest Speakers and Producers Panel

CONFERENCE TOPICS TO INCLUDE:
Regenerating Soils with Soil Biology– Soil regeneration is different from soil sustainability which is maintaining a degraded resource. Soil biological activity is key to regenerative processes. The types and roles of different microbial communities will be described.

Principles and Production Practices to Regenerate Soils – The soil regeneration principles are universal while the tools vary across systems, and the particular tools relevant to the participants will be highlighted.

Linkages between Soil Health and Human Health– The linkages between soil health and human health will be discussed to determine if how we grow our food changes food quality. This will go beyond looking at a reduction in pesticides but will also discuss the importance of macro- and micro-nutrients as well as proteins, amino acids, vitamins, antioxidants, polyphenolics, fatty acids, and other vitality important biomolecules.

Details

Start:
January 16
End:
January 17
Cost:
$125
Event Category:
Website:
https://bcsoils.ca/

Venue

Thompson Rivers University, Williams Lake
1250 Western Ave
Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 1H7 Canada
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Website:
https://www.tru.ca/williamslake.html