Back to the Basics of Soil Health Tri County Field Day

Back to the Basics of Soil Health Tri County Field Day

Back to the Basics of Soil Health Tri County Field Day
Join the Benton, Newton, and Jasper County SWCDs for a Tri-County Soil Health event!
With live soil health demos presented by Hans Schmitz of the Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative and a FREE lunch - this is an event you won't want to miss!
The day will kick off with Keynote address by TJ Kartes of Saddle Butte AG before we jump into various discussions and demonstrations on ways to better the health of your soil, from the ground up.
We will have equipment set up for precision planting, high residue and low disturbance situations from Solid Rock Ag Solutions, Peterson Ag, and Full Throttle Ag Services. Hans Schmitz from Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative will be there to present live soil health demos and talk about the principles of soil health. TJ Kartes from Saddle Butte Ag will be the plenary speaker. Saddle Butte Ag will have cover crop demo plots as well to explore.
Lunch will be graciously provided by our 2022 River Friendly Farmer, Bob Ormiston, and prepared by the wonderful host, Karen Cooper and family. Local Conservation Farmer Gary Cooper will be hosting this event and there to talk about his experiences along with a Q & A panel of other local conservation farmers.
This event is FREE to the public, but RSVP is required to adequately account for lunch. Please RSVP by October 24th to 219-285-2217 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Information

Event Date November 5th, 2022, 9:00am
Event End Date November 5th, 2022, 1:00pm
Capacity 200
Location Cooper Farms