Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Stratford Community Center, 267 Rondell Ave., Stratford, S.D.
Pre-register below by July 5 to reserve your lunch.
$10 registration fee collected at the door.
8:30 am Registration – Coffee and Doughnuts
9:00 am Welcome, Jaime Rindels, Brown County NRCS and Matt Hubers, Day County NRCS
9:10 am Relationship between salts and water management, Cheryl Reese, SDSU
9:35 am Soil testing for salts: Recommended soil tests and interpretation of results, David Clay, SDSU
10:00 am Farmer experiences managing saline/sodic areas
10:25 am Discussion/Question Session
10:35 am Break, sponsored by Brown-Marshall and South Brown Conservation District
10:45 am Seeding perennial mixes in salt-affected soils, Stanley Boltz, USDA-NRCS
11:10 am Weed Management in saline/sodic soils, Sharon Clay, SDSU
11:35 am Program options/cost sharing to manage saline/sodic field areas, Jaime Rindels and Matt Hubers, USDA-NRCS and Ben Lardy, Pheasants Forever
12:00 pm Discussion/Question Session
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch, sponsored by Pheasants Forever and SD Corn Utilization Council
1:15 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Activities
Demonstrations: Rainfall Simulator, Soil Stability Tests, Eric Barsness, NRCS
Saline/Sodic Soil Pit Field Sites:
- Pit 1: Soil with Tile, Andrew Champa, NRCS
- Pit 2: Soil without Tile: Craig Veldkamp, NRCS
Afternoon refreshments sponsored by Day County Conservation District
Thanks to our sponsors!
Brown-Marshall Conservation District
Day County conservation District
SD Corn Utilization Council
South Brown Conservation District
South Dakota’s Conservation Districts
Contact: Cheryl Reese at Cheryl.firstname.lastname@example.org or 605-688-6309
Register below or call the SD Corn office. 605-334-0100
Bookings are closed for this event.