There are several field days and events coming up in July and August for producers to learn more about no-till and see firsthand how other producers are implementing crop rotations, cover crops and livestock. Below are some of the opportunities. See the No-Till on the Plains events page for a full listing.
Soil Health Workshop:
Better Soils=Better Yields
Douglas and Osage County Conservation Districts will host a free one-day workshop featuring Ohio farmer Dave Brandt and Star Seed agronomist Dale Strickler. Registration is limited to the first 200 participants. More information on the No-till on the Plains website.
July 22 and 23
Fuller Field School
Carbon: The Foundation of Life
Join Gail Fuller for day and half field day featuring four excellent speakers. Abe Collins, Peter Donavan, Jerry Brunetti and Kelly Griffeth will share their knowledge and experiences linking soil health, crop productivity, water use efficiency to building carbon in the soil. Find more information on our website.
No-till on the Plains Points South Bus Tour
Relax, Network, Learn
Spots are filling up for the Points South Bus Tour through Kansas and Oklahoma. Nine informational stops are planned through two States. We'll have a great time sharing information, networking with other bus tour participants and farm hosts, and learning more about innovative no-till operations. Participants will get to visit and hear from experts at the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. This is an experience you should not miss! Register today.
August 21 and 22
Wheat Drilling Clinics
Colorado Conservation Tillage Association and No-till on the Plains are hosting two wheat drilling clinics with expert Phil Needham. These information filled days will give participants firsthand experience with several models of drills, identifying wear points on drills and making adjustments to optimize yields. Register by calling 719-740-0715. More information here.
Source: No-till on the Plains