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Digging into Plant Health: The Role of Soil Microbes

November 19, 2021 | 3:30 pm | Room 2 | Cultivation

It’s no secret that soil health is important. And for those looking to maximize the health of your soil, leveraging soil microbes is the key. Healthy soils can affect a number of results from yield, to disease suppression, nutrient availability and more.

In this presentation, Holganix CEO and Founder, Barrett Ersek will discuss:

1. Best practices for building soil health
2. The role of soil microbes in soil health, plant performance performance and nutrient efficiency
3. How soil health can lead to improved profit per acre for the grower
4. Insights and data from university studies and Holganix studies on incorporating soil health practices

Barrett Ersek, CEO/Founder, Holganix

A serial entrepreneur in the green industry, Barrett Ersek is the CEO and Founder of Holganix LLC. In addition to founding Holganix LLC, Barrett built and sold two additional green industry companies, and is a speaker on gratitude and innovation. He has lectured on business innovation at MIT, The London School of Business and The India School of Business, in addition to many entrepreneur groups around the world. He has three patents in the Green Industry and was published in The Harvard Business Review for his theory and research on business innovation.

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