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2012-01-19

Annual soil survey & land resources workshop set

By Kay Ledbetter AgriLife TODAY

The 49th annual Soil Survey and Land Resource Workshop is set for Feb. 2 and 3 at the Rudder Conference Center on the Texas A&M University campus.

This informal, interactive conference combines presentations and posters about ongoing soil survey and land-resource activities, methods and materials to give participants a well-rounded update on soil surveying, said Dr. Sam Feagley, Texas AgriLife Extension Service state soil environmental specialist and workshop coordinator.

Registration for the workshop is $80, Feagley said.

Registration for students is $25.

To register online, go to
http://events.tamu.edu/EmsRegics/SoilsSurveyLandResourcesWorkshop2012 ,

or a form may be forwarded to Soil Survey and Land Resources Workshop, ATTN: Kay Sanders, 1232 TAMU, College Station 77843-1232.

Registration will begin at 7:30 am, Thursday, Feb. 2, on the first floor of the center, with presentations and posters in Rooms 301 and 308.

The discussion will cover new initiatives, plans, education and informational efforts, research findings, consultancies, new methods or materials and other topics that further the development, use and understanding of soil surveys and associated information, Feagley said.

Participants can obtain a registration packet or view a draft program for the workshop at http://soilcrop.tamu.edu/research/pedology/sslrw2012.htm.

For more information, contact Toni Edwardson at tedwardson@ag.tamu.edu.