Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information


Event Name:Water Quality and Soil Health Workshops
Event Type(s):Community Event
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Description: This year the Winneshiek County Fair will feature workshops on water quality soil health issues in Iowa.
Event Date:7/12/2019
Event Time:10:30 - 11:30 AM
Location:Winneshiek County Fairgrounds
Montgomery Street
Decorah, IA 52101

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Details:The workshops will be led by Brian Dougherty, agricultural engineering field specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 
The water quality workshop will be held on Friday July 12th from 10:30 to 11:30 AM in the Variety Tent. The first half of the workshop will be a discussion of common well water quality issues and options for addressing problems. The second half will cover agricultural water quality issues and practices that can help to improve water quality in surface runoff and subsurface drainage systems.
 
The soil health workshop will be held on Friday July 12th from 2:30 to 3:30 PM in the Variety Tent. The first half will be a discussion of how to measure and improve soil health. The second half will feature some simple hands-on demonstrations of how participants can evaluate soil health on their own property.
 
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