The Midwest Soil Health Summit
The 11th Annual Midwest Soil Health Summit
Managing for Profit with the Soil Health Principles
Wednesday, March 13 & Thursday, March 14, 2024
Courtyard Marriott Mankato
This is our biggest soil health event of the year, drawing together local and national experts in the field with attendees for discussion, networking, and education. Farmers, ag resource professionals, agency staff, hungry learners and more - all are welcome to attend and learn together.
Early Bird registration now open!
Mitchell Hora, Continuum Ag
Dale Strickler, Agronomist, Rancher, Author
Burke Teichert, Rancher, Consultant
Hailing from different parts of the country, each keynote speaker will bring unique expertise on crop farming, ranching, drought resilience, farm profitability, and much more.
Additional, local speakers to be announced soon.
SFA has room blocks at:
- The Courtyard Marriott Mankato. Mention "Soil Health Summit" when reserving at (507) 388-1234.
- The River Hills Hotel. Mention "Soil Health Summit" when reserving at (507) 388-8688.
Included with registration are Wednesday evening social with hors d'oeuvre and cash bar, and Wednesday lunch.
Questions? Contact Jerry Ford, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pattern Ag predicts next season's risk of pests and disease by measuring the soil's DNA. Additional results include soil biofertility measures and soil attributes. By knowing what to expect next season, farmers can make the optimal decisions on seed selection, crop protection, and fertility needs.
The mission of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is to enhance all Minnesotans' quality of life by ensuring the integrity of our food supply, the health of our environment and the strength and resilience of our agricultural economy
Practical Farmers of Iowa works to equip farmers to build resilient farms and communities. Our values include: welcoming everyone; farmers leading the exchange of experience and knowledge; curiosity, creativity, collaboration and community; resilient farms now and for future generations; and stewardship of land and resources. Our programs are guided by the interests and priorities of our members.
A look back at our 2023 summit:
Under the theme “Pioneering the Future: The Soil Health Mavericks,” we brought in a mix of Minnesotan farmers, researchers like Anna Cates, PhD, and pioneers from across the country such as Dr. Elaine Ingham, Gene Goven, and Dave Brandt.
Presentations included personal on-farm soil health journeys, research conducted on Minnesota farms, and discussions on nutrient management and soil biology. Read all about it here.