2023 Midwest Soil Health Summit Sessions & Presenters

Midwest Soil Health Summit

The 11th Annual Midwest Soil Health Summit
"Managing for Profit with the Soil Health Principles"
March 13 & 14, 2024

Courtyard Marriott Mankato

Program is tentative and subject to change

Wednesday, March 13th

12:00 p.m. Registration opens

1:00 p.m. Welcome

1:15 p.m. Dale Strickler: "Creating a Drought Resilient Soil"


2:45 p.m. Break & Exhibits

3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Jolene Carlson: Soil Health = Human Health

           Phil Smith: From Seed Salesman to Soil Health - My Journey

           Troy Salzer Profitable Ranching in Northern Minnesota

4:10 p.m. Break & Exhibits

4:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Burke Teichert: Profitable Ranching

          Dale Strickler: Designing Cover Crops for Resource Concerns

          Grant Breitkreutz: “Soil Health for Premium Prices

5:30 Book-signing with Dale Stickler and Cocktail Hour


Thursday, March 14th

7:30 a.m. Coffee and Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. Welcome

8:05 a.m. Mitchell Hora: “Soil Health for Offense and Outcomes"         


9:35 a.m. Break & Exhibitors

9:45 a.m. Stephanie McLain, NRCS State Soil Specialist

10:30 a.m. Break & Exhibitors

10:45 a.m. Grant Breitkreutz: "Livestock Integration - Accelerating our Regeneration"


11:45 a.m. Discussion Tables

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12:30 p.m. Lunch & Exhibitors

1:30 p.m. Farmer Panel

  • Jon Luhman
  • Dan Janski
  • Scott Haase

3:00 p.m.  Break & Exhibitors

3:15 p.m. Burke Teichert “The Connection - Soil Health, Calving Season and Adapted Cows to Ranch Profitability”


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