01-24-18 REGISTER NOW for the 1st Annual Northeastern Colorado Progressive Ag Symposium in Greeley March 14-15

CLICK HERE to learn more and to get registered by March 6th

REGISTER NOW for the 1st Annual Northeastern Colorado Progressive Ag Symposium in Greeley March 14-15

Please join the West Greeley Conservation District from 8am-5pm on March 14th and 15th at Island Grove Park in Greeley, CO for a 2-day soil and water symposium at Island Grove Park for progressive farmers and ranchers in Northeastern Colorado. It will be a great way to meet new people and explore new ideas in the world of agriculture!

Don’t miss out!

RSVP today to reserve your spot at this FREE event.

FREE lunch included when you RSVP by March 6th   970-356-8097 x 3 or email info@wgcd.org

Speakers include educators, industry professionals, government officials as well as farmers and ranchers just like YOU!

March 14th – Soil Day – Tentative Schedule

8:00 – 8:05      Introductions/housekeeping – Rusty Norrie

8:05 – 9:00     Greg Scott – Introduction to Soil and Soil health Principles

9:00 -10:00     David Montgomery – Dirt: The erosion of civilizations

10:00 – 10:15     Break

10:15 – 11:00     Rick Bieber –  Introduction to No-Till

11:00 – 11:45     Greg Scott – Introduction to Cover Crops

11:45 – 12:45     Lunch

12:45 – 1:45     David Montgomery – Growing a Revolution

1:45 – 2:45     Jacob Miller – Improving soil through Grazing

2:45-3:00     Break

3:00-4:00     Steven Tucker – A Farmer’s Perspective

4:00-4:30     Gary Teague – Soil health – Colorado Perspective

4:30 – 5:00     Farmer Panel Q & A

Water Day – March 15th

8:00 – 8:05      Introductions/housekeeping – Rusty Norrie

8:05 – 9:00      John Stulp – Colorado Agricultural Water – Governors Perspective

9:00 -10:00     Erik Wardle – Colorado Regulation 85 and Irrigation Water Management: Compatible?

10:00 – 10:15 (BREAK)

10:15 – 10:45     Russ Schumacher – Colorado State Climatologist

10:45 – 11:45     Brian Domonkos – Snow Survey

11:45 – 12:45 (LUNCH)

12:45 – 1:30     Daran Rudnick – University of Nebraska Lincoln – Irrigated Soils Management

1:30 – 2:15     Scott Speck – Cropmetrics – Variable Rate Irrigation

2:15 – 3:00     Jason VonLembke – SIEP – Subsurface Irrigation

2:45-3:00      BREAK

3:00-3:30     Sam Moffatt – Phytech – Plant Based Moisture Monitoring

3:30-4:00     Jason Scheibel – SWIIM

4:00-4:30     Gary Teague – Water Conservation – A Colorado Farmer Perspective

4:30 – 5:00     Farmer Panel Q & A

For more information and to get pre-registered for the event please visit http://www.wgcd.org/northeasternagsymposium/