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Soil Health Workshop, Santee, NE

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 9:00am to 2:30pm
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All are welcome!!

Iowa State University and Santee growers are partnering to organize a workshop/field day from 25 September, 2021 at the Nebraska Indian Community College, 415 North River Road Niobrara, NE 68760. The workshop/field day will focus on Do-It-Yourself (DIY) soil health testing, cover crops, and compost making. The workshop also consists of a cooking demonstration by Indigenous chef, Anthony Warrior, that will help participants to use Indigenous vegetables and produce for day to day cooking. Below is the tentative agenda:

September 25 (Saturday)
9am - Introduction and Welcome
9:15am- DIY Soil Health Testing
10:30am – Cooking demonstration by Anthony Warrior
11:30am - Cover crops in vegetable crop rotations
12:30pm - Lunch provided by Anthony Warrior
1:30pm – Compost making (hands-on demo)
2:30pm – Discussion and evaluation

Please register below. Registration is not required, but it will help us have a count for the food.

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3-sisters workshop

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
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This 3-Sisters workshop is a product of a USDA project that focuses on providing information on establishing and managing a 3-sister garden (corn, bean, and squash). The workshop is scheduled on 30 October, 2020 (Friday) from 12:30-3:30pm. This is a free event. This workshop will focus on the following topics:

• DIY Soil Health Tests - Dr. Marshall McDaniel
• Key insect pests of squash, beans, and corn - Dr. Donald Lewis
• Basics and troubleshooting composting - Dr. Ajay Nair

Workshop Link:
Password: iCmcdMRH976

Join by phone:
+1-415-655-0001; Access code: 120 317 3528