A Conference produced by The South Dakota No Till Association


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



Some of the topics to be covered include livestock integration in no-till systems; cover and forage crop innovations; soil carbon dynamics; carbon sequestration; and carbon trading potential. Some of the featured speakers include:

Kirk Gadzia, -
Owns and operates Resources Management Services, a training and consulting firm located in Bernalillo, NM. Kirk has extensive international experience in consulting with many large ranching operations throughout the United States and Overseas.
The focus of his work is a holistic approach to agriculture and lifestyle with long and short term goals. Kirk worked for many years as Director of Education at The Holistic Management Center in Albuquerque, NM.

Dr. Donald Reicosky Soil Scientist with USDA-ARS, Morris, Minnesota evaluates numerous soil and crop management systems and their impacts on sequestering soil carbon.

Dr. Ray Ward Dr. Ward is a soil scientist and founder of Ward Laboratories at Kearney, NE.

The Conference will also include panels and discussion about available carbon trading programs and potential, and cover crops.

The purpose of the South Dakota No-Till Association is to promote, advance and improve agriculture through the utilization of no-till farming methods. To encourage, aid and conduct research of no-till farming practices and disseminate educational information to producers using or wanting to use no-till cropping systems.

The South Dakota No-Till Association is a nonprofit organization which is funded primarily through memberships and independent sponsors. 


For further information about this organization please contact: Ruth Beck, 705 North Madison Ave., Pierre, SD 57501, (605) 224-5650 or 222-6238..


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