GUEST SPEAKER FOR NOVEMBER 2014 MEETING

Our November guest speaker will be Shane Gishford – Agronomist & Soil Foodweb Consultant from Independent Crop Consultant Services. Shane will do a presentation entitled “Microbes Friend or Foe”.

During this talk, Shane will cover the following topics:

  • Soil Food Web - Brief Introduction. This will include some of the microbial interactions in the soil such as pH changes in the soil, fungi : bacteria ratios in the soil and how to get the microbes to help you with nitrogen and other nutrient recycling
  • Brewing Microbes - Compost Tea
  • Beneficial Microbes to add to the soil to help plants grow and protect them
  • Beneficial Microbes for foliar applications