The College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute and the University of Wisconsin-Extension invite you to a free two day workshop on the basics of soil science and agronomic research design. The workshop is February 1-2, 2017, at the College of Menominee Nation Keshena campus,Shirley Daley Hall room 126.
Day One: Activities will focus on building attendees’ knowledge of traditional Menominee farming practices, soil science and statistical basics, proper agronomic field research and sampling design, and the use of traditional ecological knowledge and scientific ecological knowledge to evaluate environmental changes.
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Day Two: Activities will focus on the specific protocols and methods used in tribal, human subjects and agronomic research. Attendees will gain hands-on experience designing a research project to evaluate the use of traditional Menominee soil amendments and cropping practices on soil health and productivity at CMN-SDI during 2017-2018, as part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture Tribal Colleges Research Grant.
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