Regenerating the Diversity of Life in Soils - Hope for: Farming, Ranching, Nutrition, Environment, Health, and Climate
Wednesday, April 21st
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Ray received his AS degree in Livestock Science from Northern New Mexico College and a BS degree in Agricultural Biology plus 30 hours of graduate work in soil related courses from New Mexico State University. He served in the Peace Corps for two years in Guatemala as a Livestock Specialist.
After his retirement from the NRCS in 2017, Ray founded Understanding Ag, LLC, and Soil Health Academy, to teach Biomimicry strategies and Agroecology principles for improving soil function on a national scale. Ray also owns and operates a 150-acre farm near Seymour, Missouri that he operates along with his wife and family.
David is a molecular biologist conducting research as Research Scientist at the Institute for Sustainable Agricultural Research at New Mexico State University, and an Adjunct Professor at the Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems at California State University, Chico, CA. He works with growers, and researchers from Universities and Foundations exploring paths to improve food security, reduce atmospheric CO2 concentrations, and increase farm and rangeland productivity and profitability through the development of beneficial soil microbial communities.
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