There is a buzz about soil health. It's not just the bees and other insects that pollinate cover crops. The buzz is about new concepts and options for better, stronger soil. And there is a buzz on where you can find this information. It's only one place.
The 2018 No-till on the Plains Winter Conference is set for Jan. 30-31, 2018 in Wichita, Kan. and promises a fantastic speaker lineup, a world-renowned keynote speaker, more networking options with speakers, sponsors and attendees, and a great new venue.
This year’s speaker line-up features some familiar faces but also some new producers and experts that are sure to bring a different perspective on soil health success.
Leading agriculture scientists Jill Clapperton, Kristine Nichols and Jonathan Lundgren will share their research advances since their last time at the Conference. Ray Archuleta and David Montgomery are sure to entertain and inform with their travels across the continent witnessing soil health in action.
New producer speakers include Sarah Singla from France, Adam Chappell from Arkansas, Brice Custer from Kansas and Derek Axten from Canada. There are ten more speakers that will bring the top information and experience in no-till, cover crops, grazing, regenerative agriculture and holistic management. It's the buzz about soil health growers are looking for.
The keynote speaker for the 2018 Winter Conference is Allan Savory. Savory is known across the world for his work in arid grasslands. In the 1960s he made a significant breakthrough in understanding what was causing the degradation and desertification of the world’s grassland ecosystems and, as a resource management consultant, worked with numerous managers on four continents to develop sustainable solutions.
Savory will be the keynote speaker on January 30 and he is sure to bring a great message to the arena crowd.
The General Session speaker for January 31 is Oklahoma producer Jimmy Emmons. Emmons will share his story and farm experience transitioning first to no-till then eventually focusing on soil health across all of his acres. Emmons will also share how this transition transformed his life. He has an inspiring story you won’t want to miss.
The 2018 Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Century II Convention Center in Wichita. The new venue offers on-site sleeping rooms, restaurants and lounge.