Lecturer - Professor at Cornell University Harold Van Es (USA).
Harold van Es is a Professor of Soil and Water Management at School of Integrative Plant Science Soil and Crop Sciences Section College of Agriculture and Life Science Cornell University (USA). He works on approaches to precision soil management, with current emphases on a holistic soil health management framework, and a computational tool for precision nitrogen management (Adapt-N) that was recently commercialized. He has published over 110 peer reviewed papers and chapters, co-authored a widely-read book on sustainable soil management (Building Soils for Better Crops).
Lectures are devoted to approaches to the assessment of soil health, especially in urban areas. During the master class, participants will be able to practice analyzing the state of the soil.
The schedule is following:
- Lecture “Soil health: concept and approaches to assess“, July 25, 10:30 - 11:00.
- Lecture “Soil health: possible implementation for urban areas“, July 25, 11:00 - 12:00.
- Workshop “Soil health assessment”, July 25, 12:00 - 13:00, Research Council Hall.