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Nurturing City Soils for Healthy Organic Vegetables Webinar Series

Nurturing City Soils for Healthy Organic Vegetables Webinar Series

Purdue Extension, Purdue – HLA, and SWCD has partnered with eOrganics to offer a virtual encore of the Get the Dirt: Soil Health Conference that was held in June 2022 at the Beck Center. This will be a series of free webinars held on Wednesdays at 2p (EST) Oct. 19th – Nov. 16th.

Advance registration is required. Register for as many webinars as you like:

October 19, 2022: Testing Soils for Heavy Metals and Developing Effective Remediation Strategies. 
Dr. Anna Paltseva, Endowed Assistant Professor in Environmental Science School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Chair-Elect of the Urban & Anthropogenic Soils, Soil Science Society of America.
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October 26, 2022: Exploring Behaviors and Interventions to Reduce Soil Contaminant Exposure Among Community Gardeners and Farmers. 
Dr. Candis M. Hunter, PhD, MSPH, REH, Environmental Health Specialist.
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November 2: Design And Management Strategies for Regenerating Healthy Soils Through Urban Agriculture. 
Dr. John Taylor, Associate Professor of Agroecology at the University of Rhode Island.
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November 9: Combining Soil Amendments and Varietal Development to Prevent Pathogens and Heavy Metal Uptake. 
Dr. Lori Hoagland, Professor of Soil Microbial Ecology in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University.
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November 16: Understanding Laboratory Soil Health Tests: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going? 
Dr. Roland Wilhelm, Assistant Professor of Soil Microbiology in the Department of Agronomy at Purdue University.
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Karen Mitchell

Consumer Horticulture Extension Specialist
Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
625 Agricultural Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907
o: 765-494-1311
c: 765-357-6956

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