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Johnson Farms Field Day

July 7, 2021

When: July 7, 9:30 a.m. CDT
Where: Johnson Farms near Frankfort, SD

Tour Johnson Farms, 2019 SD Leopold Conservation Award and 2020 NCBA Region 7 Environmental Stewardship Award winning operation!

Topics and Demonstrations

• New tree planting in pasture strips
• Calving pasture with covers and water layout
• Beans in rye with grazing and rotation history
• Grass (CRP) waterways
• Alfalfa/grass seeding with oats nurse crop along with CRP
• Corn and soybeans seeded into wheat stubble with 2020 manure application
• Wheat field with forage barley in saline areas followed by cover crop
• Rainfall and wind simulators
• No-till gardening
• Opportunity for conversation, questions, and comments by a few speakers/sponsors

Free Admission

Coffee and rolls served in the morning. Lunch served on the farm. Please RSVP at tinyurl.com/JohnsonTour2021 for meal counts and to receive directions to the farm.

Persons requiring special accommodations or materials in an alternate format or language please contact Cindy Zenk at 605-280-4190 or sdsoilhealth@gmail.com two days prior to the event.


July 7, 2021


South Dakota Soil Health Coalition
Spink County Conservation District
South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources
South Dakota Grassland Coalition
South Dakota Soybean Association
South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association
South Dakota Wheat
Millborn Seeds
South Dakota Corn
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Johnson Farms


Johnson Farms-Frankfort, SD
Frankfort, SD + Google Map