03-14-18 Watch the 1st Northeastern Colorado Progressive Ag Symposium March 14-15 on Livestream…

CLICK HERE to watch LIVE or the ARCHIVES on March 14-15 from 8am MT to 5pm MT each day

Watch the 1st Northeastern Colorado Progressive Ag Symposium March 14-15 on Livestream…

1st Annual Northeastern Colorado Progressive Ag Symposium in Greeley March 14-15

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 visithttp://www.wgcd.org/northeasternagsymposium/