ST. LOUIS (Nov. 10, 2014) – The Soil Health Partnership holds its first Indiana field day on Tuesday, November 18.  Corn farmers Brent Bible and Brandon Mosely will host area growers, soil health experts and neighbors at the Darlington Conservation Club, 6342 North 700 East in Darlington, Indiana.

The morning agenda includes an update of Indiana Corn Growers Association and Marketing Board research and programs pertaining to soil health. In addition to getting information about what techniques work for Brent Bible and Brandon Mosely on their farms, participants will hear about new technologies and management practices for improved soil health from farmer Mike Shuter and consultants Dave Swaim and Brad Brubaker. Brock Farrrell of Crop Protection Services will also present information on advanced nutrient management practices.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., regardless of weather conditions. Registration will occur on-site beginning at 8:30 a.m., and a continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be served to participants.

For the most current listing of Soil Health Partnership field days and locations, visit soilhealthpartnership.org or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The mission of the Soil Health Partnership is to catalyze enhanced agricultural sustainability and productivity by demonstrating and communicating the economic and environmental benefits of improved soil health. For more information, visit soilhealthpartnership.org or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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For more information contact: Susan Powers, National Corn Growers Association, (636) 733-9004.