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“Everything Soil” – Soil Quality Workshop

June 28, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


At the WSU Wilke Research and Extension Farm in Davenport, WA

  • Healthy soil characteristics (compaction, water infiltration, and soil organic matter)
  • Nutrient application (soil ph and balanced soils for increased production)
  • Managing soil variability (site specific nutrient application, and drone and aerial imagery technology)

Lunch provided by Hungry Hound BBQ

Photo of Door Prizes - Soil probes, Soil testing kits, Soil Sample bucket collection kit$20 Registration Fee to be paid @

Pre-register by Friday, June 23rd for this workshop for double the chances at door prizes!
Prizes include: Soil Compaction Meter, Collect n Go Soil Buckets, Soil Tests by Best-Test Analytical Services, Soil Probes, and pH Meters.

Printable Agenda
Registration Opens @ 9:00 AM

Most sessions given twice in reverse order.

A1/ B7  – Isacc Madsen & Jeremy Hansen, WSU Crops & Soils
                Canola’s impact on soil quality

A2/ B8  – Paul Carter, WSU Extension
                Micronutrient availability in the soil

A3/ B9  – Bill Schillinger, WSU Crops & Soils
                Legumes impact on soil quality

A4/ B10 – Paul Carter, WSU Extension
                Everything soil pH

Lunch by Hungry Hound BBQ

A5 & B4 – Chad Dinkins, H.A. Ag Solutions, LLC
                 Using satellite imagery to assess soils

A6 & B5 – Haiying Tao, WSU Extension
                Protein monitors as a tool to assess soils

A7 & B6  – Lav Khot, WSU Precision Ag
                 Drone imagery and demonstration

A8/ B1  –  Dave Huggins, WSDA/ARS
                Assessing soil health

A9/ B2  –  Aaron Esser, WSU Extension
               Testing soil health characteristics

A10/ B3  – Steward Wuest, OSU
                 Water movement within soil

Sessions conclude at 3:30 p.m.

4 CEU Credits Approved:  1 Nutrient Management and 3 Soil and Water Management.

Map to Wilke Research and Extension Farm


June 28, 2017
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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WSU Wilke Research and Extension Farm
39440 St. Rt. 2 East
Davenport, 99122 United States


Aaron Esser