Marlon Winger - Regional Soil Specialist - to Speak At Workshop

             Marlon Winger, enthusiastic Regional Soil Health Specialist, is returning to Burley for the  6th Annual Soil Health Workshop hosted by the Soil Districts in the Mini-Cassia Area.  Minidoka, West Cassia, and East Cassia Soil & Water Conservation Districts host the workshop as part of their Direct Seed & Cover Crop Project. 

            Teaching about soil health is a passion for Marlon Winger.  He is an engaging, dynamic speaker who involves his audience as he teaches vital soil health concepts.  Marlon earned MS and BS degrees at Utah State University in Plant Science.  He grew up on a family owned dairy farm in Dayton Idaho, where he found is passion for life - Agriculture.    He worked as a County Agricultural Agent for Utah State University Extension service for 9 years in Price, Utah.   He has been working for the USDA - Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) for about 9 years, as area agronomist and State Agronomist in Idaho.  Marlon now works as the Regional Soil Health Specialist for Idaho, Montana, & Wyoming.    

            Marlon will speak at this year's Soil Health Workshop on Thursday, February 6, 2020 in Burley, Idaho.  The free all day workshop and luncheon will include a variety of professional and local presenters on a variety of soil health related subjects.  Pesticide Credits will be available.  RSVP is required.  You can register on our website at, or you can send an email to or call 208-572-3369. 

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