WSU’s Spanish-language soil health workshop has been postponed, due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. A new date for the workshop has not yet been determined.

Washington State University will hold a free Spanish workshop about tree fruit soil health on March 26 at the Roza research orchard near Prosser.

The workshop, called “Soil Health: Its Importance and What We Can Measure in the Field,” will include a brief introduction to soil health, its indicators and a demonstration of several field measurements. All activity will be in Spanish, with educational materials provided.

WSU’s Bernardita Sallato and Melba Salazar will host the event. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Advance registration is not required.

The workshop is funded by the Washington State Soil Health Initiative, created by the state to address knowledge gaps and provide guidance related to soil health. 

—by Ross Courtney

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