Building Soil Health with Cover Crops and Other Strategies

Day One Breakout Track: Building Soil Health with Cover Crops and  Other Strategies

Photo taken by Edwin Remsberg

Breakout Session #1 – 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Understand the current state of soil health and discover the latest insights on soil biology.

Speakers: Steven Mirsky (USDA-ARS), Jennifer Moore-Kucera (USDA-NRCS), Joel Gruver (Western Illinois University)

Breakout Session #2 – 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Explore opportunities to improve soil health across the Corn Belt and the Northern Plains.

Speakers:  Barry Fisher (USDA-NRCS), Dan DeSutter (Farmer), Heather Darby (University of Vermont), Marisol Berti (North Dakota State University)

Breakout Session #3 – 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM:

Discover how to improve soil health in the Southeastern US, on the Southern Plains of Texas and in the Pacific Northwest.

Speakers: Jodie Reisner (USDA-NRCS, Invited), Kent Wasson (Peak Prairies), Perry Miller (Montana State University), Carlene Chase (University of Florida)