After three successful SoilCon, we are excited to bring you the best of both worlds this year—virtual and hybrid events. Whether you prefer the convenience of online learning or the enriching experience of in-person gatherings, SoilCon has you covered through a network of events happening across Washington state.
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Find the best way to attend SoilCon24
1. Attend the virtual 1/2 day event:
Not sure what ticket to register for?
SoilCon: Global Perspectives
Date: Tuesday, February 6th
Time: 8 am- 12 pm
Details: Join us virtually to explore global soil health projects and network with experts.
2. Find a regional in-person (also online) event that is most relevant to you:
All regional event tickets include access to the virtual SoilCon: Global Perspectives
SoilCon: Diversified Organic
Date: Thursday, February 8th
Time: 8 am-12 pm
Location: WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center
2606 W Pioneer Ave, Puyallup, WA 98371 (or online)
Focus: Learn from experts on holistic farm management specific to organic systems.
You must register before 2/1/24 to attend in person
SoilCon: Irrigated Perennials
Date: Tuesday, February 13th
Time: 12 pm-4 pm
Location: WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center
24106 N Bunn Rd, Prosser, WA 99350 (or online)
Focus: Navigate the complexities of managing soil health in vineyards and hop yards with the latest science.
You must register before 2/6/24 to attend in person
SoilCon: NW Washington Annuals
Date: Thursday, February 15th
Time: 8 am -12 pm
Location: WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center
16650 WA-536, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 (or online)
Focus: Discover strategies to improve soil health in potato-based rotations in the unique maritime climate.
You must register before 2/8/24 to attend in person
Date: Tuesday, February 20th
Time: 8 am -12 pm
Location: Lincoln County Fairgrounds
1601 Morgan Street, Davenport, WA 99122 (or online)
Focus: Dive into soil health management in the inland PNW.
You must register before 2/13/24 to attend in person
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Making science-based soil health information more accessible
SoilCon has been an incredible resource for those interested in improving soil health across the globe. Over the past three years, the event has brought together 84 experts from across the country to share their expertise on a range of topics, including long-term research, soil biology, and Native American perspectives on soil health. Over three years, SoilCon has covered many subjects, providing something for everyone.
Thanks to generous sponsorship from Western SARE, SoilCon has been available to all attendees for free. The organizers from various Washington-based organizations invested countless hours in surveying the interests of agricultural professionals to ensure that the conference covered the most relevant topics. SoilCon has successfully featured various soil health-related topics, including policy updates, farmer perspectives, and research findings shared through concise lightning talks. SoilCon has been a valuable resource for agricultural professionals, providing them with up-to-date information on soil health topics for free.