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FREE! How to Bring our Soil Back to Life - Interview with David Montgomery, author of Growing a Revolution (1 CPEU/CEU)
FREE! How to Bring our Soil Back to Life - Interview with David Montgomery, author of Growing a Revolution (1 CPEU/CEU)


 
(On-Demand Webinar) Don't miss this interview with David Montgomery, PhD, author of the new Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life. Soil health is essential to plant health! Learn the fascinating reasons why, plus discover the vast and mysterious microbiome beneath our feet. Its intricate network provides nutrients to plants, helps guard against pests and pathogens, and even helps maintain a water supply for plants. Learn how farmers are increasingly turning to novel farming practices to improve soil health and increase the nutrient density and health of the plants they grow.
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the history of nitrogen-based fertilizers
  • List two reasons why use of the plow is detrimental to soil health.
  • List three ways the soil microbiome contributes to nutrient density of plants
  • Describe the three principles of conservation agriculture.
  • List five benefits of conservation agriculture.
  • Describe how the presence of grazing animals positively impacts the soil microbiome.
CPEUs/CEUs: 1 CPEU/CEU
FORMAT: Free Webinar
EXPIRES: March 20, 2021
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Course Specifics Continuing Education Specifics
 
Discover the fascinating connection between soil health, plant health and human health.

LNCs

Performance Indicators

(2000) Science of Food and Nutrition

(2010) Botanicals and Phytonutrients

(2020) Composition of Foods

(2030) Food Preservation, Additives, Irradiation

(2040) Food Science, Genetically-Modified Food

(2050) Genetics

(2080) Microbiology, Food Toxicology

(4000) Wellness and Public Health

(4050) Epidemiology

(4070) Food Security and Hunger

(4110) Vegetarianism

(8018) Environmental, Agriculture and Technology

(8070) Food Production

(9030) Outcomes Research


6.3.11 Applies research/evidence-based findings to improve practice, service delivery and health and nutrition of customers

7.2.1 Applies knowledge of biological, physical or chemical properties that may cause food to be unsafe for human and animal consumption

7.2.4 Identifies and analyzes insecurities in food and water system

7.2.5 Develops, implements and adheres to policies and procedures to optimize food and water safety

7.2.7 Identifies and implements risk management and environmental safety principles to enhance public safety and reduce risk to self, staff, customers, public and organization

7.2.8 Develops and implements food safety and sanitation programs in compliance with state and federal regulations

7.3.2 Develops, implements and maintains policies and procedures to address infection prevention and control

7.3.3 Increases awareness of infection prevention and control for self, staff, customer, public and organization

8.1.2 Applies knowledge of food and nutrition as well as the biological, physical and social sciences in practice

8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends

12.1.1 Promotes nutrition programs and resources to address issues of food security, nutritional health and overall health and wellness

12.2.1 Identifies determinants of health and their influence on population health status

13.1.2 Designs a plan for the purchase of equipment for the production and service of food that meets required safety and sanitation standards

*NOTE: This course expires 3/20/21. You have until that date to complete your CPEU testing for this course.


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