American Farmland Trust (AFT) is accepting applications from agricultural service professionals for the Practical Soil Health Specialists program. Up to 20 participants will be accepted for training beginning in September 2018, to equip them to provide technical assistance to farmers on soil improvement practices. Training will be provided through five, two-day workshops combined with related field days. The program will include lectures, demonstrations, hands-on activities, panel discussions, practice observation, and review of case studies. The deadline to apply is July 20, 2018, and the program cost is $100 for selected participants. Some competitive scholarships are available.