Grow Your Way To More Carbon Workshop

JOIN US on September 20!

Learn about building soil health and organic matter with high carbon crop rotation, reductions in tillage and nutrient management.

WHEN:

Thursday, September 20th at 11:00 a.m.
Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Wagner’s, Inc. Bin Site
From Roslyn: One mile west of Roslyn on US Hwy. 25 – Site is on north side of the road
From Webster: 11 miles north on US Hwy. 25 – Site is on north side of the road

RSVP:

Cost is FREE.
RSVP to Jim Ristau by September 13 to reserve your free lunch!
jimr@sdcorn.org or call 605-730-3474

AGENDA:

10:00 a.m.
  • Registration Begins
11:00 a.m.
  • Welcome and Introductions – Jim Ristau, SD Corn Director of Sustainability
  • Importance of building organic matter through the use of soil health principles & farm history of Wagner’s, Inc. – Ryan Wagner, Farmer, President of SD Corn Utilization Council
  • How I’ve grown carbon and what it means on my farm – Joe Breker, ND Farmer & 2017 NCGA Good Steward Award Recipient
12:30 p.m.
  • Lunch at Roslyn Community Center (Catered by Frohling Meats, Inc.)
1:15 p.m.
  • The Science and Biology of Organic Matter through Management – Dr. Jose Guzman, SDSU & Dr. Steve Apfelbaum, Applied Ecological Services
2:00 p.m.
  • Soil Health Demonstrations – NRCS
  • Soil Pit, Rainfall Stimulator and Slake Test

 

 

SPONSORED BY:

SD CORN
SD SOIL HEALTH COALITION
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
NRCS