The 2022 Spink County Winter Soil Health Workshop will be held 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the 4-H Building on the Spink County Fairgrounds in Redfield, SD.
9:30-10 a.m. – Registration and Exhibitor Booth Expo
10-10:30 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
10:30-11 a.m. – Funding Opportunities from EQIP to Carbon Credits, Jared Knock, AgSpire
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Cover Crop Selection, Steve Groff, Cover Crop Coaching
12:30-1:15 p.m. – Lunch and Exhibitor Booth Expo
1:15-3 p.m. – Planting Green, Steve Groff, Cover Crop Coaching
3-3:45 p.m. – Producer Panel: Programs, Salinity Issues, and Soil Health Practices, Alex Boekelheide, Cooper Gordon, and Keith Lambert
3:45-4 p.m. – Closing Remarks and Exhibitor Booth Expo
Admission is FREE for current SD Soil Health Coalition members and $25 for non-members (includes 2022 membership). Please register at tinyurl.com/2022SpinkSoilWorkshop.
People with questions about the event or persons requiring special accommodations or materials in an alternate format or language please contact Dennis Clemens at 605-450-0160 or Ivy Latham Pazour at 605-460-2367 at least two days prior to the event. The USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.
This event is sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America, Precision Soil Management, Ducks Unlimited, James River Water Development District, Every Acre Counts, Millborn Seeds, RDO Equipment Co., South Dakota Soil Health Coalition, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Spink County Conservation District.
Steve Groff and his family farm 200 acres of cover crops for seed, pumpkins, hemp, and heirloom tomatoes in Lancaster County, PA. Some fields have been continuously no-tilled for 39 years! For the past 20 years he has pursued how to make nutrient dense foods a reality on his farm. Steve is the developer of the Tillage Radish and the first cover crop Roller-Crimper in North America and is the founder of Cover Crop Coaching, which educates farmers and farm advisors about effective cover crop use and soil health principles.