Each year the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition (SDSHC) hosts a conference to bring regional and international soil health experts to South Dakota, providing agricultural producers, business professionals, agency personnel, students, and all others interested, the opportunity to learn about the importance and functions of our soils.
This two-day conference provides a unique opportunity to hear from experts about protecting soil resources and contributing to the soil health movement.
Keynote speakers for the Soil Health Conference include:
Dr. Christine Jones, soils and carbon biologist traveling all the way from Australia
Derek Axten, diversified grain farmer and no-till producer from Saskatchewan Canada
Tom Cannon, farmer and rancher near Blackwell, Oklahoma
Dr. Andrea Bjornestad, Assistant Professor and Extension mental health specialist
No-tiller David Groff from Cedar Meadow Farm in Holtwood, Pa., talks about the farm’s experience this year no-tilling hemp and the cover-crop mix and fertility plan they followed during the growing season.
Attend the 2020: Vision and Beyond Symposium to hear from leaders in regenerative agriculture and producers about their experience implementing on intercropping, no-till equipment, soil health testing, winter grazing, and more.
Finding solutions to the problems farmers face is what inspired Harry and Etta Yetter to open a small machine shop in west central Illinois in the 1930s. Today, four generations later, Yetter continues the tradition of solving agricultural problems to meet the needs of producers all over the world.
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