2019 Schedule

Soil Health U 2019

Day/Time Location Speaker/Moderator Subjects
Day 1 23-Jan Wednesday
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Trade Show and Registration Open
11 a.m. North & South Concourse Concessions Open – Lunch on your own
12:00 noon Holly Martin, High Plains Journal Editor Welcome
12:05 – 12:35 p.m. Karen Woodrich The Importance for Soil Health from NRCS
12:35 – 1:20 p.m. Opening Keynote Gabe Brown Opening Keynote – I Started with Dirt
Breakout 1 Arena Brendon Rockey Biotic Farming: Fundamentals
1:30-2:30 NE HH Anita Dille Cover Crops as Part of Integrated Weed Management
NW HH Shane New Understanding Ag
SE HH Colin Seis Is ‘Perennial Cover Cropping’ Possible? Pt 1
SW HH Dale Strickler Creating a Drought Resilient Soil
2:30-3:30 Trade Show Break
SW HH Dale Younker, Candy Thomas How Different Cropping Management Systems Affect Infiltration Rates – Rainfall Simulator
Breakout 2 Arena Buz Kloot A Layman’s Attempt at Understanding the Soil Health Revolution
3:30-4:30 p.m. NE HH Lance Gunderson “Using Soil Health Testing for Economic Results”
NW HH Jonathan Lundgren Confessions of a Corn Entomologist.
SE HH Colin Seis Is ‘Perennial Cover Cropping’ Possible? Pt 2
SW HH Jaymelynn Farney How to Use Cover Crops (Annual Forages) for the Cattle Operation
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Arena Producer Panel 1 Financial Resiliency Powered by Healthy Soils
Moderated by Buz Kloot Darin Williams, Darrin Unruh, Shane New, Nick Vos
5:30-7 p.m. Trade Show Talk and Tip Social Cash bar and appetizers for attendees, speakers and exhibitors
Day 2 24-Jan Thursday
7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Trade Show and Registration Open
8-8:15 a.m. Intro Holly Martin, High Plains Journal Editor Welcome
8:15-9:15 a.m. Opening Keynote Del Ficke Taking Back the Reins of Your Family’s Future
Breakout 3 Arena Brendon Rockey/Lauren Krizansky Carbon to Cash
9:30-10:30 a.m. NE HH Lance Gunderson Using Soil Health Testing for Economic Results
NW HH Buz Kloot What are we Measuring in our Soils? Lessons from 5 Years of Fertility Studies
SE HH Paul Jasa Systems Approach to No-till and Soil Health
SW HH Nick Vos Is Soil Health Fake News?
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Trade Show Break
SW HH Dale Younker, Candy Thomas How Different Cropping Management Systems Affect Infiltration Rates – Rainfall Simulator
Breakout 4 Arena Producer Panel 2 How Livestock Completes the Soil Health Puzzle
11:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m. Moderated by Holly Martin Caleb Ramsey, Chad Basinger, Shawn Tiffany, Doug Manhart
NE HH Darin Williams Putting Life Back in the Soil as Well as the Pocketbook!
NW HH Ray Ward Improve Grassland by improving Soil Health
SE HH Colin Seis Is ‘Perennial Cover Cropping’ Possible? Pt 1
SW HH Brendon Rockey Biotic Farming: Applications
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Trade Show Break and Lunch
Breakout 5 Arena Dale Strickler Creating a Drought Resilient Soil
1:30-2:30 p.m. NE HH Gabe Brown Why You Want to Stack Enterprises
NW HH Ray Ward Improve Grassland by improving Soil Health
SE HH Paul Jasa No-till Planting Equipment, Adjustments, and Operation
SW HH Darrin Unruh 5 Principles of Soil Health
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Trade Show Break
Breakout 6 Arena Jonathan Lundgren Confessions of a Corn Entomologist
3:15-4:15 p.m. NE HH Darin Williams Putting Life Back in the Soil as Well as the Pocketbook!
NW HH Shane New Understanding Ag
SE HH Colin Seis Is ‘Perennial Cover Cropping’ possible? Pt 2
SW HH Thomas Roth Cover Crop Plots results
4:30-5:30 p.m. Arena Gabe Brown Closing Keynote – From Dirt to Soil