Priority #1 – Soil Health

As you know, we take soil health very seriously. It’s only when you maintain healthy soil that yields can improve. Once you’ve started working with the soil, then you can begin implementing other changes. But what changes should be implemented and are they the right changes? We’ve found the Haney Test to be very helpful in this area. So much so that the mastermind behind the Haney Test, Dr. Rick Haney, has graciously accepted our invite to speak at our upcoming seminar, Next Generation Farming: Yesterday’s Wisdom + Today’s Technology = Our Future.

Healthy soil should have thriving biological activity, such as these earthworms.

Healthy soil should have thriving biological activity, such as these earthworms.

Dr. Rick Haney worked for farmers and ranchers off and on from 1975-2000 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry from SWOSU in 1993. He then continued his education earning a Master’s Degree in Soil Microbial Ecology from Texas A&M University in 1997 and a PhD in Soil Chemistry from Texas A&M University in 2001 followed by a Post Doctorate in Herbicide Chemistry in 2002. He is currently a Soil Scientist with the Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory through the USDA-ARS in Texas. He will share with us a deeper knowledge of the Haney Test and how we can better achieve soil health. Through an integrated approach, the Haney Test uses chemical and biological soil test data to mimic nature’s approach to soil nutrient availability. It’s designed to work with any soil under any management scenario because the program asks simple, universally applicable questions. Make soil health a priority on your farm. We bet you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the results!

Our seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26 at the Timber Creek Convention Center, 3300 Drew Avenue, Sandwich, Illinois 60548. A block of rooms have been reserved at the Timber Creek Inn & Suites (attached to the convention center) 630-273-6000. Please note, there is no charge to attend this seminar. Reservations were due by January 18, but we have a limited number of seats still available. Please RSVP to AgriEnergy Resources 815-872-1190 or

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