Sep 28
Thursday, September 28, 2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EarthDance Organic Farm School
233 South Dade Ave
Ferguson, MO

Join Ralph Tucker and Ryder Anderson, NRCS Soil Scientists , who will demonstrate the techniques utilized to map and categorize soils for the urban soil survey.

Come see why urban soil mapping is important for urban farmers and producers to gain knowledge about irrigation water management and knowing why certain soil types are more suitable to grow food. Ralph and Ryder have some good dirt on St Louis soils and are excited to share it with you!

9:00 AM Registration and coffee welcome
9:25 AM Introduction and Availability of Assistance /Climate Smart
9:30 AM Ralph Tucker, Why Survey STL?
9:45 AM Water Infiltration Demo—Ralph and Ryder
10:00 AM Soil drilling and sampling, description and classification demo—join in and get the real dirt on your hands!

This event is offered at no charge and is brought to you by the USDA Natural
Resource Conservation Service and is sponsored by EarthDance Organic Farm
School and Known and Grown STL.

Known & Grown STL