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November 20, 2017

Agenda

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National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health
December 7-8, 2017

Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing

 

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Thursday, December 7, 2017  

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.                      Morning Coffee

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.                      Welcomes & Overview of Conference Goals
                                                Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture (invited)

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.                    Keynote: Growing a Revolution - Bringing Our Soil Back to Life - 
                                                David Montgomery, University of Washington

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.                  Refreshment/Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.          Farmer Plenary Panel: Experiences with Cover Crops and Soil
                                                Health - Dan DeSutter, Indiana Farmer; Trey Hill, Maryland
                                                Farmer; Jimmy Emmons, Oklahoma Farmer
                                                Moderator: Wayne Honeycutt, Soil Health Institute

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.                    Lunch with Exhibitors

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.                      Afternoon Breakouts

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.                      Refreshment/Networking Break with Exhibitors

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.                      Afternoon Breakouts

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.                      Exhibitor Reception   

 

Friday, December 8, 2017

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.                      Morning Coffee

8:00 – 8:20 p.m.                      Opening: Top Ten Ways Cover Crops Build Soil Health – Rob
                                                Myers, Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education (SARE) 

8:20 - 9:30 a.m.                       Plenary Session: Carbonomics - Keith Berns, Nebraska Farmer
                                                and Green Cover Seed                  

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.                    Refreshment/Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.                  Morning Breakouts

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.          Wrap Up

12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.            Optional Tours 

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