Soil Moisture Education Workshop

Fri, Nov 9, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: 
Stillwater County Fairgrounds

Workshop topics include:

  • Why measure soil moisture?
  • How does water move through soil?
  • How to measure soil moisture
  • Applications of soil moisture measurements
  • Soil moisture data from the Montana Mesonet
  • Field demonstrations from technology representatives
  • Breakout discussions of producer and manager needs

Lunch will be provided. Open to all farmers, ranchers, producers, extension agents, managers from county, state, and federal agencies, and everyone interested in soil management.

The workshop is funded by a grant from NIST, National Institute of Standards and Technology. With organization and support from the Montana Climate Office, UM Lubrecht Experimental Forest, MSU Extension Service, Stillwater County, and the Montana Institute on Ecosystems.

Contact: 
Kevin Hyde, (406) 546-2109

Partners

MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
605 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-2374
MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6058
UM Director: Maury Valett

 

Montana University System

Montana University System

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620
406-444-6570