CORALVILLE — For the first time in four years, the annual National Strip Tillage Conference is returning to Iowa, where the conference began nine years ago.
The event will take place July 28-29 at the Hyatt Regency Conference Center in Coralville. Content covers a myriad of topics for profitable results in strip-till farming, including equipment configurations, cover crops, intercropping, economic analyses, soil testing/analysis, methods fertilization and more.
Unique from other agricultural conferences, the mix of general sessions, classroom and farmer-to-farmer roundtables and face-to-face with suppliers – all designed for maximum networking and convenient transfer of knowledge. experience and knowledge. The range includes:
General sessions – covering an abundance of proven strip-till ideas and strategies. National experts this year include Mike Petersen of Colorado, Jodi DeJong Hughes of Minnesota, John Kempf of Ohio, Chris Perkins of Indiana and David Bullock of Illinois.
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Round tables between farmers — informal and moderated peer-to-peer discussions on specific topics related to strip-till. Participants should come up with 5 questions to answer in this proven format to share what works and what doesn’t.
Classroom — In-depth, presentation-style sessions convey practical, actionable insights from experienced strip-tillers on the most pressing needs.
Strip-Till Innovator of the Year — The 2022 winner of the best-in-class program is announced and the keys to its success as a benchmark strip-till operation.
Bonus workshop at Kinze Manufacturing & Tour — In this first-ever off-site workshop, Kinze welcomes farmers for a behind-the-scenes look at one of North America’s largest privately owned farm equipment manufacturers. Following the factory tour and museum experience, a dynamic and intimate lunch workshop (48 attendees) features renowned soil health expert Jim Hoorman from Ohio.
Sponsors making the unique learning experience possible include: AgroLiquid, Martin-Till, Dawn Equipment Co., Environmental Tillage Systems, Kuhn Krause, Montag Mfg., Orthman, Schlagel Mfg., Vulcan Equipment, Yetter Mfg., ESN by Nutrien and Agrisolutions. North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) and Case IH multi-store dealer JJ Nichting are also providing support.
Attendees will earn continuing education credits at the event. For more information, visit www.StripTillConference.com. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8P9EJK2hz4
The event is hosted by Strip-Till Farmer, one of several properties operated by Wisconsin-based agricultural publisher Lessiter Media.
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