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Nature Night Recap: The Real Dirt on Soil!

Feb 23, 2024 by Jana Hemphill
Watch a recording of James Cassidy's February 21st Nature Night presentation, The Real Dirt on Soil!

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Thanks to those of you who attended our February 21st Nature Night, The Real Dirt on Soil! It was an entertaining and in-depth look at the importance of SOIL! in all aspects of our lives. If you missed the presentation or would like to see parts of it again, you can watch a recording of his presentation below.


James provided an incredible amount of information during his Nature Night presentation. Some of the resources he mentioned:


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About James Cassidy

James Cassidy has been an Instructor of Soil Science at Oregon State University for over 20 years. The introductory class now has over 100 students each term and is very popular. James is also the faculty advisor for the wildly popular OSU Organic Growers Club—OSU's student farm. Coming from a non-traditional background (in the music industry for over 40+ years), he is passionate about soil and is popular with students because of his dynamic speaking style. The student farm project has over 300 student volunteers on its list-serve and continues to grow. The farm cultivates over 50 different fruit and vegetable crops and is in its 24th season.



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