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No-till conference scheduled for March 17

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The Lower Loup Natural Resource District is hosting a no-till agriculture workshop in March. The intent of the workshop is to provide education, training and demonstrations about the benefits of using no-till practices in farming. The conference will be held at the Ord Veterans Club and the agenda is below. Questions? Contact Mark Sintek @ Mark.Sintek@ne.usda.gov

No-till demonstration


8:30 – 8:45: Mark Sintek – Welcome
8:45 – 9:45: Ray Ward – Carbon as a Nutrient
9:45 – 10:45: Paul Jasa – Uniformity and How you get It
10:45 – 11:00: Break
11:00 – 12:00: Kathy Buttle – Rainfall Simulator (Courthouse square, weather permitting, otherwise in Vets Club.)
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch
1:00 – 2:00: Mark Watson – No Till and Water Savings
2:00 – 2:15: Break
2:15 – 3:15: Brian Berns – Cover Crops and Forage Cocktails
3:15 – 4:00: Speaker Panel – All Speakers

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Written by Caleb

February 12, 2010 at 6:00 pm

Posted in Farming

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