Soil Health: It's All About the Carbon

Length
45 minutes
Track
Certified Arborist
Commerical Arboriculture and Forestry
Community Forestry and Arboriculture
Municipal Forestry and Arboriculture
Tree Inspector
Audience
Technical
Type
Concurrent
Location
3/13 CC120; 3/14 HC414

Dr. Lloyd has been researching the impact that soil amendments have on soil microbes and urban plantings for his entire career. In this presentation he highlights the most recent research discoveries that are integral to understanding the mechanisms that are available for practitioners to build healthy urban soils.

Speaker(s)

Dr. Lloyd completed his PhD at The Ohio State University where he studied the effects of mulches and composts on soil biology and plant pest resistance. Most recently, with Precision Organics LLC, he creates products for the green industry that use natural processes to enhance urban soils.