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Thursday, December 7, 2017  
8:00 a.m. Morning Coffee
8:30 - 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 a.m. Morning Coffee
8:00 – 8:20 a.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. – 5:00 p.m. Optional Tours