MO DIRT participated of the Future Trek: Greening Your Future STEM Careers Exploration program for middle schoolers hosted by the Academy of Science - St. Louis. During this event, students from the St. Louis region learned about soil science concepts, the importance of soil health and soil conservation actions.
Science teachers from the Maplewood - Richmond Heights District attended a soil health training. They teach in the Middle and High Schools. They will use a new protocol on soil aggregate stability that MO DIRT recently produced.
MO DIRT participated of the Soil Health Partnership Summit where farmers, agronomists, environmental groups, consumer companies and other partners met to learn about soil health research relevant to operational success. The SHPS facilitated discussions on the adoption of data-driven practices such as cover crops, reduced tillage and nutrient management on farms.
MO DIRT offered a soil health survey training to educators at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to promote soil science in the Greater St. Louis region.