The years have gone quickly, but the tenth annual edition of the National No-Tillage Conference will be taking place on January 8 to 11, 2002, in St. Louis, Mo.
1. By registering before Aug. 30, you’ll save $25 per person on conference registration, Plus you will receive a FREE 58-minute tape (a $13 value) of Jay Lehr’s presentation on “Sensible Solutions To Environmental Concerns.” The most popular speaker at last winter’s conference, Lehr demonstrated how no-till has greatly improved the environment and indicated why no-till belongs at the top of the list for solving groundwater concerns.
2. Once again, several lucky conference attendees will head home with valuable no-tilling equipment to try out in their own cropping operation:
Precision Metal Fabricating of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will be giving away the free use of a Phillips Rotary Harrow to a lucky attendee next spring to help no-tillers overcome cold soils. The 43-foot wide rig holds residue on top of the ground, helps conserve moisture, aerates wet fields, exposes weeds for better control and provides superior trash clearance under tough no-till conditions.
Fulk Agri Services in Platte City, Mo., will again be giving one lucky conference attendee from the U.S. with the free use of a no-till planter monitor for the 2002 cropping season. Using this monitor will enable the winner to boost no-till seeding performance and accuracy
One lucky U.S. attendee will receive the use of a Truax Manufacturing Co. no-till drill for the 2002 no-tilling season. The no-till drill from the…