National No-Tillage Conference Spouses' Program

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Make new friends and connect with old friends by attending the 2019 National No-Tillage Conference Spouses' Program. 



7:00 to 9:00 p.m. - Opening Reception (Spouses Only)

Meet and Greet at the opening reception. Meet new friends, visit with old friends and plan your activities while in Indianapolis. A signup sheet will be available for those who want to be drivers for Wednesday night's Mimosa with a Masterpiece event. Stick around for game night too and don’t forget to bring your favorite games.



8:30 - 11:45 a.m. - American Farm land Trust Women for the Land "Learning Circles"

Women for the Land Learning Circles

Location: St. Louis Union Station Hotel

Join us for a very special program presented by Ashley Brucker From American Farmland Trust, Women for the Land Initiative

These intimate educational and idea-sharing discussions are intended for women landowners and women involved in farming operations who are interested in learning about soil health and land conservation practices.



Enjoy lunch on your own or with some friends at one of the many local downtown Indianapolis restaurants or join your spouse at the annual NNTC luncheon (11:45a.m. – 1:15p.m.). Tickets for the annual NNTC luncheon are required and can be purchased for $39 in advance by calling 800-645-8455 or anytime during the event. Space is limited, pre-order is recommended.

1:30 to 5:00 p.m. - "Learning Circles Continue"

Women for the Land "Learning Circles"

Location: St. Louis Union Station

Women for the Land Learning Circle Attendees will learn:

  • How to differentiate between health soil and unhealthy soil
  • Practical and proven methods to improve soil health
  • How to measure and maintain soil health through hands-on demonstrations such as the slake test, rainfall simulators and slump test

5:30- 7:30 p.m. - Dinner

Enjoy dinner on your own or with some friends at one of the many local restaurants. To search restaurants near the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, click here

7:30 to 10:00 p.m. - Game Night

Scrabble, Monopoly, Farkel, Cards? Bring your favorite game and get ready for a fun night!

Location: St. Louis Union Station Hotel



10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Spend the morning exploring hotel attractions

St. Louis Union Station Mirror Maze

Mirror Maze- Experience one of the iconic attractions of the 1904 World’s Fair, reimagined in this A-Maze-ing experience for the entire family. Navigate your way through the labyrinth of mirrors, test your World’s Fair knowledge with our interactive experiences, and explore the curiosities in our Fun House.

The St. Louis Wheel- At a height of 200 feet, the St. Louis Union Station observation wheel provides panoramic, 360-degree views of the St. Louis skyline. While St. Louis temperatures can change quickly, the 42 fully-enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas provide the perfect setting for your 15-minute experience.

St. Louis Aquarium opening December 2019.

1:30 to 4:00 p.m. - Make Something to Take Home

Enjoy some time of fun and fellowship with Ann Martin learning to make bath salts, sugar scrubs, tub tea, best makeup remover ever, perfume. You choose what item/items you would like to make to take home. Cost $4 per item, payable to Ann.


5:50 - 7:00 p.m. - Cash Bar

Hotel Bar

Relax and visit with friends at the event’s cash bar and reception. Then enjoy a night on the town with dinner and exploring all the attractions St. Louis has to offer!




9:00 a.m. - Say Our Goodbyes

Closing Workshop. Join us for a final farewell to friends and discuss plans for the 2021 National No-Tillage Conference.


Click here to download a printable version of the 2020 Spouse Program




28th Annual National No-Tillage Conference
January 7-10, 2020
St. Louis, MO

Have ideas for an activity, tour, craft or something you want to learn, for the ladies program in St. Louis or any future event? Do you want to present an activity to the ladies? Bring your ideas to the Conference Registration area or contact Sue Ramstack at or mail them to Sue Ramstack PO Box 624, Brookfield, WI 53008-0624.