Location: Bismarck Career Academy, Multi-Purpose Room, on the campus of Bismarck State College 1221 College Drive, Bismarck, ND
Dates: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CST)
Organizer: North Dakota Grazing Lands Coalition

Learn about the 5 soil health principles:
1 Soil armor (residue)
2 Minimal soil disturbance
3 Plant diversity
4 Continual live plant/root
5 Livestock integration

AGENDA
9-9:45 am……………Registration and coffee
9:45-10 am………………….……….Welcome
10 am-noon……………………………Paul Jasa
Setting your planter; closing the seed trench; managing seed-to-soil contact; and crop rotation with covers
Noon-1 pm…………….Lunch and Jay Fuhrer
1-2:30 pm…………..5 Principles of Soil Health
Farmer panel, including Rocky Bateman, Dana Fletcher, John Steckler, Jeremy Wilson and Travis Wolf
2:30-2:45 pm…………………….………Break
2:45-3:30 pm…………….Paul Jasa and Q&A
3:30 pm………………………Ice cream social

HOSTS
■ Jay Fuhrer, soil health specialist, Natural Resource Conservation Service
■ Darrell Oswald, district technician, Burleigh County Soil Conservation District

SPONSORS
■ Burleigh County Soil Conservation District/Menoken Farm
■ Morton County Soil Conservation District
■ Dakota Prairies Resource Conservation & Development
■ Natural Resources Conservation Service

COST & RSVP
No charge, but please RSVP for lunch by 4 p.m. Feb. 21. Call 701-250-4518, ext. 3, or
lucinda.makedonski@nd.nacdnet.net

Featured speaker Paul Jasa is an Extension engineer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he develops and conducts educational programs related to crop production that improve profitability, build soil health and reduce risks to the environment.