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Department of Agronomy

Kansas State University

1712 Claflin Rd.

2004 Throckmorton PSC

Manhatan, KS 66506



Extension Agronomy

Soil health workshop planned for February 28 in Oswego

K-State Research and Extension is hosting a soil health workshop on February 28. The workshop, “Managing your soils to improve productivity and profitability”, will focus on using cover crops to improve soil health and also as a grazing resource.

The workshop is being held at Falkenstien Farm, 8080 Pratt Road, Oswego, KS (37o 6’58.71”N, 95o14’58.30”W). Meet at the shop located behind the house. Presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a barbeque lunch to follow.

Topics to be covered include: Cover crops for grazing, Forage production and quality, Soil health and economics, and Practical experiences with cover crops.

Speakers include:

  • Jaymelynn Farney, Beef Systems Specialist, KSU
  • Doug Spencer, Rangeland Management Specialist, NRCS
  • Rich Falkenstien, Producer


Please RSVP for the workshop by Monday, February 26 by contacting Gretchen Sassenrath at either gsassenrath@ksu.edu or 620-820-6131