A Conference produced by The South Dakota No Till Association

 

Place:  The Huron Event Center/Crossroads Hotel
Date:  January 31 and February 1, 2007

  No Till: The “C” Question

 

January 31, 2007

 

1:00 pm     Opening Remarks –Rick Bieber, President, SDNTA, Producer, Trail   

                    City SD

1:10 pm      Soil Variability, C Variability, Nutrient Variability

                   Jim Millar, Soil Scientist, NRCS, Redfield, SD

 

2:15 pm      Soil Testing Procedures for Biologically Based Systems

         Dr. Ray Ward, Ward Laboratories, Kearney, NE 

 

3:00 pm       Break and Trade Show

 

3:45 pm      The True Value of Carbon

        Dr. Jerry Hatfield, National Soil Tilth Research Laboratory, Ames, Iowa

 

4:45 pm       Science Behind The “C” Connection in No-Till 

         Dr. Don Reicosky, Soil Scientist, USDA-ARS, Morris, MN

 

5:30 pm       The Mystery of C-Lock Unlocked

                    Dr. Pat Zimmerman, SD School of Mines, Rapid City SD

 

6:15 pm       Supper

 

7:30 pm                    Carbon Panel    

·        Dave Miller,  Farm Bureau

·        Paul Mayclin, Farmer, Plankinton, SD

·        Danny Forgey, Farmer, Gettysburg, SD

·        Doug Sombke, Farmers Union

·        Doug Luebke, Farmer/Lawyer

 

February 1, 2007

 

8:15 am        Grazing in Nature's Image: Principles for Integrating Livestock

                        Management into Cropping Systems

Kirk Gadzia, Owner, Resource Management Services, A private  training and consulting firm in New Mexico.

 

9:15 am         A Systems Approach to Extending the Grazing Season

Clayton Robins, Pasture Management Technician, AAFC, Brandon MB

 

10:00 am       Break and Tradeshow

 

10:30 am        Swath Grazing Annual Forages

  Trevor Atchinson, Producer from Pipestone, MB

 

11:15 am        Grazing Panel. Questions

 

12:00               Lunch and Exhibits

 

 

1:00 pm            Applications of Cover Crops in No-Till Soil Management,

    Dr. Shannon Osborne, USDA- ARS, Brookings, SD

 

1:30 pm           Cover Crop Panel 

·        Max Williams, Farmer, Brentford, SD

·        Dwayne Beck,  Mgr. DLRC, Pierre, SD

·        Jim Millar, Soil Scientist, NRCS-USDA

·        Dr. Shannon Osborne

·        Randy Rink, Farmer, Pender, NE

 

2:45 pm           Break and Tradeshow

 

3:15 pm            Wrap Up    Dr. Dwayne Beck, Dakota Lakes Research Center,

                            Pierre, SD

 

4:00 pm           Conference Adjourn

 

 
     
 

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