Soil Health Partnership - 2018 Soil Health Summit

Agenda

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  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
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    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Opening Lunch
     Optional 
    1:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
    General Session
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Nutrient Management for Enhanced Agricultural Systems
    Making changes in management with Cover Crops or Tillage? What to consider and how to maximize nutrient management in Enhance Agricultural Systems? This session will give you the low-down on maximizing this golden opportunity.
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Social Media 101 (Yes, you!)
    With more than 1 billion people currently using Facebook, social media has changed the landscape of communication in our daily lives. Social media is a valuable tool to share knowledge, inspire, and network with others on soil health! So if you’ve thought about jumping into social platforms like Facebook or Twitter, there’s no time like the present. We’ll show you how…and why!
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM
    The Future of Ag Technologies
    As a 21st Century farmer, you’ve experienced phenomenal technological growth on your farm. So...what's next? This panel discussion with leaders in the precision agriculture realm will look at what's coming down the pipeline, and provide insight on how you can prepare your farm.
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Saying Yes to No-Till Systems
    This introduction to No-Till Systems will give you access to some of the nation's leading experts in no-till production. Whether you're new to no-till or just want to refine your knowledge of the practice, you're sure to benefit from this wealth of knowledge!
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Cover Cropping 101: Intro to Successful Cover Cropping
    New to the cover crop space? We've got you covered! Learn from agronomic experts and other farmers who have experienced both the glorious wins and epic fails with cover crops.
     Optional 
    3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM
    A Day in the Life of a Farmer: Farming 101 for Collaborators
    Have you ever wanted to walk a mile in a farmer's boots? Today's farming is a more complex venture than ever. What are the production, cash flow, market and societal pressure impacts that can influence how often and how fast farmers adopt agricultural technologies? In the spirit of collaboration, we'll help connect the dots.
     Optional 
    4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Saying Yes to No-Till Systems
    This introduction to No-Till Systems will give you access to some of the nation's leading experts in no-till production. Whether you're new to no-till or just want to refine your knowledge of the practice, you're sure to benefit from this wealth of knowledge!
     Optional 
    4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM
    A Day in the Life of a Farmer: Farming 101 for Collaborators
    Have you ever wanted to walk a mile in a farmer's boots? Today's farming is a more complex venture than ever. What are the production, cash flow, market and societal pressure impacts that can influence how often and how fast farmers adopt agricultural technologies? In the spirit of collaboration, we'll help connect the dots.
     Optional 
    4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM
    The Future of Ag Technologies
    As a 21st Century farmer, you’ve experienced phenomenal technological growth on your farm. So...what's next? This panel discussion with leaders in the precision agriculture realm will look at what's coming down the pipeline, and provide insight on how you can prepare your farm.
     Optional 
    4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Nutrient Management for Enhanced Agricultural Systems
    Making changes in management with Cover Crops or Tillage? What to consider and how to maximize nutrient management in Enhance Agricultural Systems? This session will give you the low-down on maximizing this golden opportunity.
     Optional 
    4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Social Media 101 (Yes, you!)
    With more than 1 billion people currently using Facebook, social media has changed the landscape of communication in our daily lives. Social media is a valuable tool to share knowledge, inspire, and network with others on soil health! So if you’ve thought about jumping into social platforms like Facebook or Twitter, there’s no time like the present. We’ll show you how…and why!
     Optional 
    4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Cover Cropping 101: Intro to Successful Cover Cropping
    New to the cover crop space? We've got you covered! Learn from agronomic experts and other farmers who have experienced both the glorious wins and epic fails with cover crops.
     Optional 
    6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Soil Health Summit Reception
     Optional 
  • Friday, January 19, 2018
  •  
    8:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Soil Health Summit Breakfast
     Optional 
    8:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    General Session
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Optimizing Your Nutrient Management
    Using advanced, science-based nutrient management techniques is a surefire way to reduce nutrient loss to air and water. This session will cover proven ways to optimize N,P & K for crop production and economics.
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Interview Like a Pro
    Telling your story is one of the most important things you can do when it comes to spreading the word on soil health practices…and that often means talking to media. Whether working with members of the media is a terrifying proposition to you, or you just want to brush up on your skills, this session will help you learn the tricks of the trade for giving a stellar interview!
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Cover Crop 201: Techniques for Seeding Cover Crops
    If you've got the cover crop basics down and are ready to move to the next level, this session is for you. Learn from other farmers on what has worked and not worked when it comes to seeding cover crops.
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Understanding Strip-Till Systems
    Do you have questions about strip-till? Let us strip it down to the basics. Leading experts will lead this session on strip-till systems, ideal for beginners or those who just want to brush up on their know-how.
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    AgSolver: A Tale of Profit and Loss
    The data has a story to tell in this discussion with the team at AgSolver. Learn how they use software to move the focus from profit to Return-on-Investment across your fields, and what that could mean for better returns
     Optional 
    10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Cover Crop 301: Termination of Cover Crops
    This session will host discussion of techniques to terminate cover crops and best times to terminate, along with the positives and negatives of planting green.
     Optional 
    11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Understanding Strip-Till Systems
    Do you have questions about strip-till? Let us strip it down to the basics. Leading experts will lead this session on strip-till systems, ideal for beginners or those who just want to brush up on their know-how.
     Optional 
    11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Optimizing Your Nutrient Management
    Using advanced, science-based nutrient management techniques is a surefire way to reduce nutrient loss to air and water. This session will cover proven ways to optimize N,P & K for crop production and economics.
     Optional 
    11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Cover Crop 201: Techniques for Seeding Cover Crops
    If you've got the cover crop basics down and are ready to move to the next level, this session is for you. Learn from other farmers on what has worked and not worked when it comes to seeding cover crops.
     Optional 
    11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Cover Crop 301: Termination of Cover Crops
    This session will host discussion of techniques to terminate cover crops and best times to terminate, along with the positives and negatives of planting green.
     Optional 
    11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Interview Like a Pro
    Telling your story is one of the most important things you can do when it comes to spreading the word on soil health practices…and that often means talking to media. Whether working with members of the media is a terrifying proposition to you, or you just want to brush up on your skills, this session will help you learn the tricks of the trade for giving a stellar interview!
     Optional 
    11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
    AgSolver: A Tale of Profit and Loss
    The data has a story to tell in this discussion with the team at AgSolver. Learn how they use software to move the focus from profit to Return-on-Investment across your fields, and what that could mean for better returns
     Optional 
    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Soil Health Summit Lunch with Closing Remarks
     Optional 
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