AGQ Labs attends a workshop hosted by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) focused on sustainable agriculture for Spanish speaking farmers
The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) presented the 3rd annual state wide sustainable agriculture conference for Spanish speaking farmers. This conference brings together the Latino farming community, the agriculture industry, advocates for sustainability and agribusinesses for a day of workshops, networking, and learning from fellow farmers.
Each year, the Latino Farmer Conference workshops feature experts who present the most pressing issues facing farmers today. The workshop sessions feature experts in all of the major California agricultural crop industries.
AGQ Labs USA Agronomy Director, Kenny Lam, presented the Workshop “Sustainable Soil Management: Understanding Soil-Plant-Water Interactions for Increased Efficiency on the Farm”. During the presentation Kenny Lam explained the important relationship between soil and water and how this can help the farmer to be more efficient and sustainable. This workshop featured interactive demonstrations and new tools for farmers to improve their soil and water management practices.
For more information about the Latino Farmer Conference, please click here.
AGQ Labs was founded as an agronomy company and specializes in agricultural chemistry. AGQ Labs combines its focus in agricultural chemistry and specialized chemical engineering to bring great value to the agricultural business. We are experts in monitoring plant-soil-water systems. The great value that AGQ Labs brings to the agriculture sector is our global team of expert chemical engineers, agronomists, and scientists. Together, our experts utilize AGQ Labs’ vast reference database of ideal plant-soil-water conditions to optimize crop cultivation for our customers.
AGQ Labs currently provides consultancy for over 1.5 million acres of crops including but not limited to citrus, fruit trees, table grapes, olives, avocados, berries, sugar cane, energy crops, coffee, horticultural crops and rice.
All our agronomic decisions are based on internally developed proprietary methods using AGQ Labs’ patented lysimeter suction probes and patented crop nutritional monitoring (US PTO# 9,107,341) that mimic water and nutrient uptake of roots.
For more information please visit our Agronomy section here.