Conservation Training

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MDA's Office of Resource Conservation provides conservation training on a variety of soil health and natural resource topics​. The following training videos are currently available. Please check back often for new offerings.
Soil Health Training - May 10, 2022 
Chicks_Know.jpgMaryland Soil Health Card

Soil Health Training | 19 min 59 sec
Join NRCS Soil Scientist Annie Rossi-Gill for an overview of Maryland's updated Soil Health Card. ​​​

Chicks_Know.jpgSoil Pit: Perennial Cover
Soil Health Training | 18 min 27 sec
Phil Clements, Soil Scientist for the Southern Maryland region, discusses the soil health benefits of perennial cover crops.
Chicks_Know.jpgSoil Pit: Annual​ Cover
Soil Health Training | 13 min 40 sec
​NRCS Soil Scientist Annie Rossi-Gill reviews the soil health benefits​ of annual cover.
Cover Crop Rate Trials​
Soil Health Training | 27 min 59 sec
David Kidwell Slak, Manager of the NRCS Plant Materials Center, discusses cover crop rate trials.
Chicks_Know.jpgEquipment Demos
Soil Health Training | 27 min 59 sec
R. Jay Uglansky, resource conservationist with NRCS, showcases different types of seeding ​equipment and discusses planting green.  
Northeast Co​ver Crop Council 
Soil Health Training | 27 min 24 sec
Victoria Ackroyd, Program Manager for the Northeast Cover Crop Council, provides an overview of the program's species selector​ tool.​

​Program Information

Hans Schmidt
Assistant Secretary
Resource Conservation
Phone: 410-841-5865
Fax: 410-841-5734

Office Address
50 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

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