Thank you to our 71st International Annual Conference Sponsors









Soil Health Partnership









Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education


American Farmland Trust










Virtual Trade Show

Agri Drain

Celebrating 40 years as America’s most complete manufacturer and supplier of factory-direct products for drainage water management, sub-irrigation, wetlands, ponds, lakes, erosion control, and land improvement.  Visit or call 1-800-232-4742.


American Farmland Trust

AFT assists in the preservation of millions of farmland acres, created innovative tools to improve environmental quality while maintaining farm productivity, and helped farmers keep their land for the next generation. We protect farmland both by the acre and the inch: “No Farms, No Food.”


AMS Inc.

AMS, Inc., is a leading manufacturer & provider of high quality soil sampling equipment.  AMS equipment provides simple solutions for a variety of fields, including the agricultural industry.



COMET-Farm is a web-based decision support tool developed to aid agricultural producers, natural resource professionals and conservationists in making on-farm decisions regarding greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration. The COMET- Tools were developed at the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University in collaboration and funding support from the NRCS and USDA.


ENVIROCERT International

EnviroCert International, Inc. (ECI) is the leader internationally in stormwater certification. ECI certifications cover practices within the construction, municipal, and industrial arena.  ECI standards ensure our professionals have the appropriate credentials and experience for practice in stormwater.


La Crosse Seed LLC

La Crosse Seed’s Soil First® premium cover crop seed is more than a product line, it’s a total approach to managing soil health on the farm.


National Association of Conservation Disctricts (NACD)

NACD's mission is to serve conservation districts by providing national leadership and a unified voice for natural resource conservation.  Local conservation districts assist landowners and operators in managing and protecting natural resources on private lands and many public lands in the U.S. NACD also provides education and outreach to multiple audiences and all age groups on soil, water, forestry, habitat and other natural resource concerns.


National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)

The National Center for Appropriate Technology has promoted sustainable living for nearly 40 years. We are a national non-profit that helps people by championing small-scale, local, and sustainable solutions to reduce poverty, promote healthy communities, and protect natural resources. We provide research-based technical assistance and information in the fields of sustainable agriculture, sustainable energy, and sustainable community development.


Roundstone Native Seed

Roundstone Native Seed has been growing and supplying high quality regionally adapted Native Seeds to the Eastern half of the US for over 20 years.


Soil Health Institute

Safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soil through research and advancement.


Soil Health Partnership

The main goal of the SHP is to demonstrate the benefits of improved soil health. Cropping system advances to improve soil health—fostered through the SHP project—will result from the unique interprofessional collaboration implemented by the SHP, farmers, private industry, and academic personnel.


Southern SARE 

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education is a USDA-funded grants organization that strives to further sustainable ag production practices across the Southern region through research and education grant opportunities for farmers, ranchers, researchers, Extension specialists, NGOs, governmental organizations and other institutions.



Syngenta is an agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.


Truax Company, Inc.

Truax Company, Inc. manufacturers precision, no-till grain and grass drills and broadcast seeders for agriculture, conservation and reclamation seeding needs.   Look us up at or call 763-537-6639!



NASS conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, finances, chemical use, and changes in demographics.



For more than 80 years USDA-NRCS has worked with farmers, ranchers and forest landowners across the country to help them boost agricultural productivity and protect natural resources through conservation.


US Environmental Protection Agency

The EPA Office of Water ensures drinking water is safe, and restores and maintains oceans, watersheds, and their aquatic ecosystems to protect human health, support economic and recreational activities, and provide healthy habitat for fish, plants, and wildlife.


US Fish and Wildlife Service

Landscape Conservation Cooperatives bring together key stakeholders from state and federal agencies, tribes, NGOs, and others to address knowledge gaps and facilitate collaborative conservation planning and design at ecoregional scales.



Verdesian Life Sciences is a plant health and nutrition company that helps farmers maximize their nitrogen and phosphorus investments. Our patented biological, nutritional, seed treatment and inoculant technologies lead the charge to maximize yields and stay ahead of the growing demand for food and fiber.


Watershed Materials LLC

Watershed Materials is dedicated to the preservation of natural waterways, producing quality alternatives—including Mad Dog Foam Bridges and Nancy's Blankets—to agricultural construction practices that can harm them.