LONDON, ONTARIO - A&L Canada Laboratories ("A&L") is hosting the Soil Health Symposium Series to present the latest practical agronomic research that will be valuable to retailers, agronomists and farmers to help them increase the yields and productivity of their farms.
Dr. James White, Jr., professor in the Department of Plant Biology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Jersey who will share his research findings on Endophytic Microbes and Their Potential Applications in Crop Management Systems.
A&L Research Lab Director Dr. Soledad Saldias will highlight what the company has learned from its ambitious soil health research program - and what it means for commercial crop production.
A&L Founder and CEO, Greg Patterson will detail the new VitTellus™ Soil Health test and recommendation package. Based on eight years of research and field trials, VitTellus soil health index has shown a 90% correlation between certain soil health factors and crop yields.
The Soil Health Symposiums will be held both in Michigan, USA and in Ontario, Canada:
- 12:00 pm - 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Crossroads Conference Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan
- 12:00 pm - 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at Western Fair, Carousel Room, London, Ontario
Agenda (for both locations)
12 NOON - 1:00 PM Lunch & Refreshments
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Welcome & Introductions
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Soil Health Research Update - Dr. James White, Rutgers University
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM A&L Research on Soil Health - Dr. Soledad Saldias
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM VitTellus™ Soil Health - Greg Patterson
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Q&A, Refreshments
Source : A&L Canada