Compost and BioStimulant BootCamp
Jun
12
to Jun 13

Compost and BioStimulant BootCamp

  • Webster County Fairgrounds (map)
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Green Cover Seed and Agriforce Seed (Steve Tucker) are very excited to announce that we are hosting a very unique, very hands-on composting workshop here in Bladen, Nebraska June 12 or 13 with Christine Jones and Gerry Gillespie from Australia.

Gerry's specialty is the SPICE method - which is Static Pile Inoculated Compost Extract - a similar product to what Ian and Di Haggerty in Australia are using on their crops and having great success- many of you have heard Christine talk about and show pictures of their farm in her presentations.

Christine wants these one day "bootcamps" limited to 50 people each so the hands on experience will be at the forefront.

This is your invitation to sign up for one of these two days if you would like or pass this on to key people who you think might be interested and could benefit from the experience.  

Click Here to Sign Up

402-469-6784

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Soil Health Academy Presents Making Money with Corn & Beans
Jun
4
to Jun 6

Soil Health Academy Presents Making Money with Corn & Beans

Featuring Ray Archuleta, David Brandt, Gabe Brown, Allen Williams

Who Should Attend?  
Anyone who wants to increase profitability while advancing the health of their resources.

This is a power-packed three days that will change your perspective on what farming should be and can be. Taught by highly experienced and expert farmers. 

Participants will work in teams to solve real-world grazing problems and sharpen their skills.  

What You Will Learn:

Principles of Soil Health & Adaptive Stewardship
Restoring Vibrant Ecosystems 
Making Farming Highly Profitable & Desirable
Successful Marketing: Strategies for Enhanced Net Margins

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Byron Seeds Field Day
Apr
10
9:00 AM09:00

Byron Seeds Field Day

Questions: call 1-800-801-3596

9:00 - Refreshments

9:30 to 10:00 - Welcome and introductions

10:00 to 11:00 - Steve, Cover Crop Coaching, will share his experiences and insights on cover crops.

  • Practical cover crop economics.

  • Weed control using cover crops.

  • Cover crop with tillage vs cover crops no till.

11:00 to 12:00pm - Discussion of DSV Cover Crop Program

  • Cover Crops in Europe.

  • Specific cover crops for specific cash crops.

  • Planting cover crops into V6 corn.

12:00 to 1:00 - Lunch on site

1:00 to 3:30 - Plot tour & discussion, including demo of NRCS rainfall simulator.

  • An NRCS core truck will take soil cores of select plots.

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Brandt Farm Soil Health Field Day
Apr
3
8:00 AM08:00

Brandt Farm Soil Health Field Day

  • 6100 Basil Western Road Carroll, OH, 43112 United States (map)
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Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Call 330-475-6352 or 330-245-7618. Limited to 125 participants.

$80 registration fee. Lunch, refreshments, and conference materials included.

Frank Gibbs, retired NRCS Soil Scientist and owner of Wetland and Soil Consulting Services, LLC, will talk about what Soil Health is and why it is important. He will also demonstrate healthy soil dynamics in a long term no-till soil pit.

David Brandt, Carroll, Ohio farmer, will explain how he has built soil health on his farm using a three crop rotation and the changes he has made to get there.

Loran Steinlage, West Union, Iowa farmer, will talk about how he is using relay cropping and inter seeding to build soil health and improve crop resiliency on his farm.

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9th Annual Soil Health Winter Clinic
Jan
8
8:30 AM08:30

9th Annual Soil Health Winter Clinic

10132 E. CR. 700 N. Brownsburg, IN 46112

Featuring Speakers Johnny Hunter & Lloyd Murdock

To RSVP, contact: Hendricks County SWCD (317)745-2555 ext. 3
Email: Brianna.Ollier@in.nacdnet.net

Free to Attend — Lunch Provided
Please RSVP to the SWCD by December 28, 2018
When arriving at the clinic please use second driveway by the farm sign. DO NOT USE PRIVATE DRIVE AS ENTRANCE.

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Turbo Charge Your Rotation With Cover Crops and Grazing
Sep
14
12:30 PM12:30

Turbo Charge Your Rotation With Cover Crops and Grazing

Green Cover Seed 918 Road X Bladen, Nebraska 68928

These afternoon workshops and field labs we will explore soils using handheld magnifiers and digital tools. Through hands-on steps, you will gain practical knowledge to examine your soil biota, guage economic retruns and improve your operation. Get into the soil pit and fields with Jimmy Emmons and other regional experts to put your new knowledge to use. 

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Turbo Charge Your Soybean-Corn Rotation - Increase Carbon, Sunlight and Revenue
Sep
13
12:30 PM12:30

Turbo Charge Your Soybean-Corn Rotation - Increase Carbon, Sunlight and Revenue

McDonald Farm, 944 S. 8th Road, Douglas, NE 68344 (1/2 mile south of Douglas by the tents)

These afternoon workshops and field labs we will explore soils using handheld magnifiers and digital tools. Through hands-on steps, you will gain practical knowledge to examine your soil biota, guage economic retruns and improve your operation. Get into the soil pit and fields with Jimmy Emmons and other regional experts to put your new knowledge to use. 

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Turbo Charge Your Rotation With Cover Crops and Grazing
Sep
12
12:30 PM12:30

Turbo Charge Your Rotation With Cover Crops and Grazing

Heineman Farm, 57116 849 Rd., Winside, NE 68790

These afternoon workshops and field labs we will explore soils using handheld magnifiers and digital tools. Through hands-on steps, you will gain practical knowledge to examine your soil biota, guage economic retruns and improve your operation. Get into the soil pit and fields with Jimmy Emmons and other regional experts to put your new knowledge to use. 

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