General Sessions

Opening remarks Video
Jane Hardisty (USDA-NRCS Indiana)

Keynote: Growing a Revolution - Bringing Our Soil Back to Life | Video
David Montgomery (University of Washington)

Farmer panel: Experiences with Cover Crops and Soil Health | Video
Dan DeSutter (Indiana), Trey Hill (Maryland) and Jimmy Emmons (Oklahoma)

Top 10 Ways Cover Crops Build Soil Health | Video
Rob Myers (North Central SARE)

Plenary session: Carbonomics | Video
Keith Berns (Neb. farmer and Green Cover Seed)

Basics of Cover Cropping

Introduction to Cover Crops

Sarah Carlson, Practical Farmers of Iowa (PDF) | Video
Will Glazik, Illinois farmer | Video

Selecting and Establishing Cover Crops

Eileen Kladivko, Purdue University (PDF) | Video
Rodney Rulon, Indiana farmer (PDF) | Video

Terminating Cover Crops Plus Strategies for Planting a Cash Crop Following Cover Crops

Dan DeSutter, Indiana farmer (PDF) | Video
Josh Payne, Missouri farmer (PDF) | Video

Advanced Cover Cropping Insights from Farmer Experts

Great Plains Perspective

Keith Berns, Green Cover Seed and Nebraska farmer (PDF) | Video
Paul Jasa, University of Nebraska (PDF) | Same video link

Central Corn Belt Perspective

Jamie Scott, Indiana farmer (PDF) | Video
Dan Towery, Ag Conservation Solutions (PDF) | Video

Eastern Perspective

Trey Hill, Maryland farmer (PDF) | Video
Steve Groff, Pennsylvania farmer (PDF) | Video

Digging into Soil Health

Soil Health Principles

Wayne Honeycutt, Soil Health Institute (PDF) | Video
Barry Fisher, USDA-NRCS Indiana (PDF) | Video

Soil Health Testing and Practices

Bianca Moebius-Clune, USDA-NRCS Washington, D.C. (PDF) | Video
Brandon Smith, USDA-NRCS New Hampshire (PDF) | Same video link

Soil Biology and Organic Matter

Jennifer Moore-Kucera, USDA-NRCS Oregon (PDF) | Video
Ray Weil, University of Maryland (PDF) | Video

Cover Crop Role in the Cropping System

Cover Crops and Nutrient Management

Matt Ruark, University of Wisconsin (PDF) (PDF) | Video
Shalamar Armstrong, Purdue University (PDF) | Video
Steven Mirsky, USDA-ARS (PDF) | Video

Cover Crop Impacts on Diseases and Insects

Darin Eastburn, University of Illinois, retired (PDF) | Video
Eric Lee-Mader, Xerces Society (PDF) | Video

Cover Crops, Herbicides and Dealing with Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

Bill Curran, Penn State University (PDF) | Video
John Wallace, Cornell University (PDF) | Video

Economic and Environmental Aspects of Cover Crops

Economics of Cover Crops

Ken Rulon, Indiana farmer (PDF) | Video
J. Alan Weber, MARC-IV and Missouri farmer (PDF) | Video

Business Opportunities with Cover Crops and Soil Health

Garry Farrell, Ag Enterprise Supply (PDF) | Video
Betsy Bower, Ceres Solutions (PDF) | Video
Risa DeMasi, Grassland Oregon (PDF) | Video

Environmental Impacts of Cover Crop Systems

Tom Kaspar, USDA-ARS Iowa (PDF) | Video
Jim Hoorman, USDA-NRCS Ohio (PDF) | Video
Sami Tellatin, North Central SARE (PDF) | Video

Special Topics with Cover Crops and Soil Health

Organic and Specialty Crops

Danielle Treadwell, University of Florida (PDF) | Video
Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University (PDF) | Video
Erin Silva, University of Wisconsin (PDF) | Video

Grazing Cover Crops

Justin Zahradka, North Dakota farmer (PDF) | Video
Jimmy Emmons, Oklahoma farmer (PDF) | Video

Soil Health Policy Issues

Tim Palmer, Iowa farmer | Video
Jim Moseley, Indiana farmer | Video
Ryan Stockwell, National Wildlife Federation (PDF) | Video