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Midwest Soil Health Summit

February 14, 2018 - February 15, 2018

The 2018 MSHS features a years-in-the-making soil data release, the always popular discussion tables, a special “Chat With Kris @ MSHS” limited-ticket event with Dr. Kris Nichols, a full trade show, an evening cocktail reception and Q&A with Dr. Nichols and Justin Morris on “The Social Implications of Soil Health,” and much more.

Preregister online or at the door beginning at noon Feb. 14. Conference begins at 1 p.m. and runs through evening reception. Hours are 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Feb. 15.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Kris Nichols, nationally renowned soil health scientist
  • Dr. Allen Williams, grazing and soil health expert
  • Kent Solberg, SFA livestock & grazing specialist
  • Justin Morris, NRCS soil health specialist
  • David Bartok, Quorum Labs
  • Dr. Ann Marie Journey, soil health coordinator (ACES)
  • Doug Landblom, NDSU researcher
  • Cody Nelson, Prairie Creek Seed
  • Don Reicosky, retired USDA soil scientist
  • Dr. Sharon Weyers, USDA soil scientist
  • Jim Wulf, farmer

See the schedule and more info about these speakers HERE.

Additionally, SFA and the Pasture Project will release years-in-the-making CIG research data that looks at the cost and benefit of adding cover crops and livestock and includes participating farmers in Minnesota and Iowa. A farmer panel will ensue.

The Feb. 14 evening food-and-drink reception will include a discussion with Kris Nichols and Justin Morris, “The Social Implications of Soil Health,” emceed by Kent Solberg.

Also returning are the popular discussion tables, loads of built-in networking time, and more. Dinner on Feb. 14 and lunch on Feb. 15 are included with registration.

Cost: $100 for SFA members; $150 for nonmembers.


February 14, 2018
February 15, 2018


Bigwood Event Center
FERGUS FALLS, MN 56537 United States

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