2012 Conservation Tillage Conference to Take Place in Minnesota
A Conservation Tillage Conference is scheduled for February 7th - 8th, 2012, Rochester, MN. Conserve soil, time and fuel with conservation tillage. This conference will send you home with hands-on, how-to information in nearly every aspect of conservation tillage. Whether you are an experienced steward looking to fine-tune what you are doing, a crop consultant who helps growers, or a novice looking to get his feet wet, put this conference on your calendar now. Speakers include experienced growers, agronomists, academic experts and production economists. Sponsored, in part, by NCR-SARE. Visit the website for more information.
Prices: Early bird registration is $120.00 and goes until January 25, 2012. Beginning January 26, 2012 the registration goes up to $150.00.
Speakers for the 2012 Conservation tillage Conference:
Bob Recker – Keynote Speaker – Cedar Valley Innovation
Farmer’s Panel – Greg Stoen, Steve Berger, David Pfarr, Roger Toquam
Steve Berger – Iowa Producer
Shawn Conley – Extension Soybean and Small Grains Specialist, U of W
Matt Darr – Assis. Professor in Ag and Biosystems Engineering, ISU
Chad Ingles – Watershed Project Coordinator, ISU
Carrie Laboski – Extension Soil Fertility Specialist, U of W
Kris Nichols - Research Microbiologist, North Dakota USDA-ARS
Jeff Pape – Iowa Producer
Bruce Potter – Integrated Pest Management Specialist, U of M SWROC
Jeff Vetsch – Soil Scientist, U of M SROC
Dick Wolkowski – Extension Soil Scientist Emeritus, U of W
Hotel info: Rochester International Conf Center. Discounted hotel rates up to Jan 13th under UMN or Conservation Tillage Conference.
7320 Airport View Drive SW
$72 for double occupancy.
Best Western Soldiers Field
401 6th Street SW
$79 for double occupancy. Shuttle is available.