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Soils Workshop: Fayette Prairie and Post Oak Savanna

Soils Workshop September 29, 2023

September 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Sales Facility, Washington County Expo, 1305 East Blue Bell Road, Brenham, TX

This all-day workshop brings together various experts to address soils of the Fayette Prairie and Post Oak Savanna. Topics to include:

Soils 101 and Online Mapping Tools (Alan Stahnke, State Soil Scientist, USDA-NRCS)

Microbial Mechanisms of Soil Carbon Cycling (Dr. A. Peyton Smith, Associate Professor, Soils and Crop Sciences, TAMU)

Major Soil Types of the Fayette Prairie and Post Oak Savanna (Dr. Beyhan Amichev, USDA-NRCS, Bryan MLRA Soil Survey)

Climax Vegetation on Major Soil Types of the Fayette Prairie and Post Oak Savanna (Jason Singhurst, Botanist and Plant Ecologist, TPWD)  

Rainfall Simulator

Soil Health Impacts of Common Grazing Land Management Practices (Matt Machacek, Rangeland Management Specialist, USDA-NRCS)

Description and Interpretation of Soil Pits, led by Alan Stahnke and Beyhan Amichev

$50.00 Per person, lunch included.