7 – 7:45 a.m. Registration & Hot Breakfast,
sponsored by SFP
7:45 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome from Farm Journal
8:15 – 9:30 a.m. A Systems Approach to Soil Density
presented by Ken Ferrie
Ken will cover the balance sheet of tillage systems, including no-till, and provide a foundation for understanding uniform soil density. He will take a look at the positive and negative effects of tillage and possible pitfalls of tillage run wrong. Parameters and tools to measure soil health will also be covered. He will discuss what it truly means to farm in a vertical format.
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Water Management presented by Isaac Ferrie
This session will cover the different aspects of soil types and characteristics that affect water management. Subjects will include tile depth and spacing, VRT irrigation and current tools that are on the market to help manage water during the growing season. Considerations for using cover crops based on geography and agronomic goals will also be covered.
10:30 – 11 a.m. Expo Break
11:00 – Noon Breakout #1 (see list below).
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch sponsored by Cover Crop Solutions,
with special guest Machinery Pete
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Breakout #2
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Breakout #3
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Expo Break
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Breakout #4
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Networking Happy Hour
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Q&A with presenters
*Agenda is tentative.
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Your registration is 100% refundable through May 30, 2014.
From May 31 - June 13, your registration is 50% refundable.
Sorry, no refunds after June 13, 2014.