Baseline Soil Testing Workshop

Baseline Soil Monitoring Workshop

September 1, 2022

On a sunny first day of September, Chelenzo Farms hosted a private field day to facilitate the baseline soil health monitoring at Chelenzo Farms. In-field assessments were made of soil health, such as compaction, infiltration, surface cover, aggregate stability, and a vegetative transect. In addition, there will be a demo on collecting a soil sample for the lab.

Participants included:

  1. Gabby Coughlin, The Middle Rio Grande Community Soil Health Lab

  2. Janella Cruz, NRCS

  3. Canyon Young, NRCS

  4. Amy Larsen, Quivira Coalition

  5. Katherine Ottmers, Quivira Coalition

  6. Eva Stricker, Quivira Coalition

  7. Lorenzo Dominguez, Hacienda Dominguez & Chelenzo Farms (HSP grant recipient)

  8. Nina Listro, Hacienda Dominguez & Chelenzo Farms (HSP grant recipient)

  9. Marco Benito, local regenerative agriculture farmer

  10. Fred Wirth, local regenerative agriculture farmer

2022 CRI Chelenzo Farms Baseline Soil Health Agenda & More.pdf