Thu, Mar 25|
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Living Roots with Rick and Liz Haney
Join Indigo Ag hosts Tom Lawler, Darrin Unruh and Dan Ochs for virtual donuts and an excellent conversation with Drs. Rick and Liz Haney
Time & Location
Mar 25, 2021, 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM CDT
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About the Event
Join Dr. Rick Haney of the USDA and Dr. Elizabeth Haney of Indigo, as they dive into the Haney Test and how it produces reliable agricultural practice recommendations and how the Haney Test compares to traditional soil analysis. Join us to discuss soil fertility and ways to measure your soil health.
Dr. Rick Haney is a Soil Chemist/Microbiologist and Research Farmer at the USDA-ARS Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory in Temple, TX, and creator of the Haney Soil Health Test. Rick grew up farming in Custer County, OK, before he earned his PhD in soil microbial ecology and chemistry from Texas A&M University. Rick has researched soil ecology and soil testing for more than 20 years. Rick was awarded the USDA's 2017 Plains Area and 2017 National Technology Transfer Awards. Rick was also awarded the 2018 USDA REE Under Secretary's award for the Haney Test and the 2018 Secretary of Agriculture Honor Award for the USDA's strategic goal of strengthening the stewardship of private lands through technology and research.
Dr. Liz Haney’s passion is to connect people and create community in order to effect positive environmental, human, and economic developments through soil health and nature-based solutions. She is a Community Partnerships Manager at Indigo Ag, where she focus on public awareness and education based on the principles of regenerative agriculture and agroecology. She holds degrees in Wildlife Biology, Soil Science, and Ecosystem Science from Texas A&M University. She has worked in soil and water laboratories, mine-soil reclamation, watershed and nutrient cycling modeling, and soil biological, carbon and nutrient cycling research and is a co-developer of the Haney soil test.