2019 Agenda

8-8:30a – Registration

8:30-9:30a – Welcome & Keynote

Sarah Carlson, Practical Farmers of Iowa

9:30-9:45a – Break

9:45-10:45a –¬† Discussion Rooms – Set 1

  • Dave Brandt – Cover Crop Mixes
  • Alisha Bowers – Small Grains
  • Bill Lehmkuhl – Planter Settings
  • Martha Winters – My Farm’s Research Trials
  • Dr. Aaron Wilson – Recent Weather Trends & Future Resilience for Farms
  • Chuck Gates & Eric Eberhard-Herbicide Options for Cover Crops

10:45-11:00a – Break

11:00-12:00n – General Session – Paul Hepperly–My Best Friend: The Earthworm

Vendor Minute

12:00n – 12:30 – Lunch

12:30 – 1:00p – Soil Health Jeopardy

1:00-1:15 – Break

1:15-2:15 – Discussion Rooms -Set 2

  • Sarah Carlson – Continuous Improvement through Member Research
  • Chuck Gates & Eric Eberhard -Herbicide Options for Cover Crops
  • Dr. Aaron Wilson – Recent Weather Trends & Future Resilience for Farms
  • Bills Guy – Split InSeason Nitrogen Plot Results
  • Manure; a Soil Health Accelerant
  • Ways to Improve Grazing Management
  • More Bang for Your Buck

2:15-2:30 – Break

2:30-3:30 – General Session¬† – Dave Brandt – How to Sell Your Farm’s Healthy Soil to Others

3:30-4:00 – Question & Answer Panel with All Speakers – Pie & Ice Cream