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Dec 07

Managing Soil: Maximizing Profit Conference and Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting

Tuesday, December 7

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension and the SDSU Southeast Research Farm will host a seminar for growers interested in soil heath and regenerative agriculture on Dec. 7, from 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. at Yankton Archery Complex Community Center (800 Archery Lane, Yankton, South Dakota).

2021 Program Schedule

  • 8:45 a.m. CDT– Registration
  • 9:15 a.m.  — “Farming With Intention,” Joshua Dukart, North Dakota Ranch Manager and Certified Educator of Holistic Management
  • 10:30 a.m. — Break
  • 10:45 a.m. — “A Look at Cropping Patterns and Profits,” Peter Sexton, Associate Professor and SDSU Extension Sustainable Cropping Systems Specialist; and Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management
  • 11:15 a.m. — “Soil Carbon and Economics,” Nick Jorgensen, CEO/CFO of Jorgensen Land and Cattle, Ideal, South Dakota
  • 11:45 a.m. — “Cereal Rye Between Corn and Soybeans: Pros and Cons,” David Karki, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist
  • 12:15 p.m. — Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. — SDSU Southeast Research Farm Annual Business Meeting
  • 1 p.m. — “Using Cover Crops in an Integrated Livestock-Cropping System: Assessing Soil Health and Livestock Production,” Kevin Sedivec, North Dakota State University Professor and Rangeland Management Specialist
  • 2 p.m. — “Farmer Panel: Cover Crop Grazing on Croplands,” Bruce Carlson, Garretson, South Dakota; Jim Ketelhut, Pukwana, South Dakota; and Joshua Dukart, Hazen, North Dakota
  • 3 p.m. — Break
  • 3:10 p.m. — “Cover Crops Grazing and Soil Health: Can You Have Your Cake and Eat it Too? ,” Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Associate Professor and Beef Systems Specialist
  • 4 p.m.  — Survey and wrap-up

Sponsorship

For those interested in sponsoring the event, please complete sponsorship payment online at extension.sdstate.edu or fill out the appropriate forms (W-9 & Invoice) with payment by Nov. 12.  (Please note that sponsorship payment can be paid by credit card online at extension.sdstate.edu/events/ under ‘Managing Soil: Maximizing Profit’ event registration or mailed to SDSU Extension c/o Sara Bauder at 1800 E. Spruce St. Mitchell, South Dakota 57301.) 

 

Gold Sponsorship- $500 Level

  • Your logo will be posted on our program and website, extension.sdstate.edu
  • Informational booth/display table provided for conference break networking
  • You will be provided a three-five minute speaking slot to the group during the lunch hour
  • One handout from your business or group can be placed in the meeting packet for participants
  • You receive one complimentary registration for the meeting

Blue Sponsorship- $250 Level

  • Your logo will be posted on our program and website, extension.sdstate.edu
  • One handout from your business or group can be placed in the meeting packet for participants
  • You receive one complimentary registration for the meeting

White Sponsorship- $100 Level

  • Your logo will be posted on our program and website, extension.sdstate.edu
  • You receive one complimentary registration for the meeting

In addition please provide a high quality version of your logo to Sara Bauder by Nov. 12, and confirm your business representatives attendance by contacting Bauder at 605-995-7378 or sara.bauder@sdstate.edu.

Thank you for your support of this event! We look forward to your participation and promotion of our event to your clientele.

Registration

Educational credits (CEU’s) will be available for Certified Crop Advisers. The registration fee for the conference is $20. Participants are asked to RSVP by Nov. 29 on the Eventbrite window below or by calling 605-995-7378.

For more information, please contact Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist.