The Western Iowa No-Till Field Day will once again be held at Carstens Farm on Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service ("NCRS"), the Iowa State University Extension ("ISU"), and several local Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Harrison, Pottawattamie and Shelby Counties will join together to give farmers practical hands-on instructions on how to save soil, toil and oil with their crop production services. Attendees will hear about crop rotations, ways to reduce tillage impact, disease concerns, erosion control, waterway management, fertility management and moisture conservation.
Presentations will begin at 9 a.m. Paul Jasa, UNL Extension Engineer, will be the keynote speaker.
Presentations will also be made by:
Sarah Carlson, Practical Farmers of Iowa
Steven Killpack, Western Iowa No-Till Farmer
Elaine Kub, Market Analyst, Ag Risk Consulting Group
Bryce Anderson, Meteorologist, DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Jaime Scott, No-Till Farmer and Cover Crop Seed Dealer, Indiana
There is no charge for the day,
but pre-registration is required.
For more information, contact the
Harrison County Extension Office at (888) 644-2105.
Farm Bureau (E. Pott., W. Pott., Shelby & Harrison Counties)
Farmers & Merchant State Bank
Iowa Soybean Association
Iowa Corn Growers Association
Sorensen Equipment Co.
A & M Greenpower
Shelby County State Bank
Brokaw Supply Company
K & K Enterprises
Soil and Water Conservationist Depts. (in E. Pott., W. Pott., Shelby & Harrison Counties)
To see the No-Till Field Day brochure, click here: