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Healthy Soils = Healthy Environment & More Profit

When Sep 20, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Dickinson Research & Extension Center - Manning Ranch
Contact Name
Contact Phone 701-483-7771
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Soil, Crop & Livestock Workshop

Healthy Soils = Healthy Environment & More Profit 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 

Dickinson Research Extension Center – Manning Ranch 

11092 15th St. SW, Manning, ND 


 9:00-9:15             Registration – Coffee and Donuts

 9:15-10:00           Jon Stika, Author, A Soil Owner’s Manual (2016)  Introduction to Soil Health Principles

 10:00-10:45          Dr. Dwayne Beck, Dakota Lakes Research Farm  
                              Crop Rotations – Livestock Incorporation

 10:45-11:30          Dr. Joshua Steffan, Dickinson State University
Hal Weiser, NRCS Soil Health Specialist Soil Health Measurement Demonstrations

 11:30-12:00           Darrell Oswald, Rancher, Burleigh County SCD  Practical Crop Diversity for Ranchers

 12:00-12:30           Lunch – Provided by: SDSU and NDSU  Back to the Future: Enhancing Food Security

 12:30-12:45           Dr. Songul Senturklu, NDSU Short-Term Research Scholar  Effect of Soil Health on Crop and Livestock Production

 12:45-1:00             Travel to Integrated Cover Crop/Livestock Plots

 1:00-2:50                Doug Landblom, DREC Beef Cattle Specialist and Dr. Dwayne Beck

Soil Health, Livestock Incorporation, and Yield History Without Fertilizer
Field Demonstrations of Soil Health Management
Continuous Wheat vs. Rotation

 2:50-3:00                 Travel to Dukart Ranch

 3:00-3:20                 Derrick Dukart, Rancher Value of Cover Crops, Rotations, and Livestock

 3:20-3:35                 Travel to DREC Manning Ranch – Restroom Break

 3:35-4:00                  Presenter Final Comments/Questions

Please RSVP for Meal Count by September 15, 2017  

to Toby Stroh  or 701-483-7771

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