The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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September 29, 2013

Soil health workshop planned for Oct. 22

The USDA-NRCS Appalachian Plant Materials Center at Alderson will hold a soil health workshop Oct. 22 that will cover methods that improve soil resiliency, including nutrient cycling, organic matter accumulation, water holding capacity, plant yields and profits.

Registration for the event is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and the workshop runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

To register for this training, contact Heather Grimes, hlgrimes@mail.wvu.edu. Specify if you require a lunch).

Registration deadline is Oct. 15.

The Appalachian Plant Materials Center, 385 Old Prison Road, is about 3 miles south of Alderson off of County Route 3-29.

Information about  the Appalachian Plant Materials Center can be found at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/plantsanimals/plants/centers/?cid=stelprdb1086125

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