No-Till Farmer has announced the addition of innovative Rock Hall, Md. no-tiller Trey Hill to the 2019 National No-Tillage Conference speaker lineup. For his first speaking appearance at the National No-Tillage Conference, Hill will discuss many of the cutting-edge planting and nutrient management practices being implemented on his 13,000-acre farm.
Hill will kick off the conference Wednesday with his general session presentation “No-Till Isn’t Just Planting — It’s a Year-Round Ecological System.” He’ll discuss how he effectively no-tills 13,000 acres of cover crops and cash crops at Harborview Farms while still doing his part to safeguard the environmentally sensitive Chesapeake Bay watershed. Hill will also share the advantages and challenges of planting cash crops green into living cover crops vs. planting brown, and the game-changing goals he’s set for his no-till operation as he participates in Bayer CropScience’s FarmForward initiative.
During his Thursday afternoon classroom session, “Using the Whole No-Till Toolbox to Manage Nitrogen with Precision,” Hill will outline how he uses the whole no-till toolbox to manage nitrogen with precision on his farm. Hill will outline how he balances carbon-to-nitrogen ratios with his cover crop program to balance organic matter production with nutrient availability, and show how he factors in termination timing and starter fertilizer rates to optimize his N investment. He’ll also share precision tools he uses to diagnose and fix N management issues.
Learn more about Hill’s sessions and other sessions that will be featured at this 4-day learning and networking event here.
Also just announced is the newly updated Spouses Program schedule. Each year, the National No-Tillage Conference offers a free-to-attend spouses program for those who are not attending any educational sessions. You can also purchase lunch and dinner tickets for your spouse for $49 online or by calling us. To help us anticipate the number of spouses attending, please call us at (866) 839-8455 or (262) 432-0388.
A discounted registration rate of $339 is available through 12-31-18, offering a $30 discount off the onsite rate of $389. Registration can be made online or by calling (262) 432-0388 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., CT Monday-Friday.
Thank you to our sponsors for helping us put on the upcoming 27th annual National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis: Ag Leader, Case IH, Montag Manufacturing, Equipment Technologies, Exapta Solutions, Inc, KB Seed Solutions, Fennig Equipment, Needham Ag Technologies, Martin-Till, Titan International, Yetter MFG, Syngenta, and Precision Planting