DIRT Workshop Event - December 12 - 14, 2022

Co-Hosted By

Sponsorship

$4,000

PLATINUM

  •  4 registrations 
  • Sponsorship recognition during ballroom presentations 
  • Recognition during media interviews 
  • Recognition on printed materials and online 

$3,000

GOLD

  •  3 registrations 
  • Sponsorship recognition during discussion sessions 
  • Recognition on printed materials and online 

$2,000

SILVER

  • 2 registrations 
  • Sponsorship recognition during discussion sessions 
  • Recognition on printed materials and online 

$1,000

BRONZE

  • 1 registrations 
  • Sponsorship recognition during discussion sessions 
  • Recognition on printed materials and online 

Your sponsorship provides mechanisms for getting the job done on-farm while at the same time lowering the cost for farmers to join the conversation at the DIRT Workshop. No booth space will be provided this year allowing your to get out, network, and engage in the activities. 

Register for DIRT

Accommodations

Hilton Garden Inn – DIRT Workshop is held here
4351 17th Ave S, Fargo
701-499-6000
$129/night

Home2 – neighboring hotel within walking distance
1652 44th St S, Fargo
701-492-4502
$129/night

DIRT Workshop Schedule

Monday, December 12

5:30 - 6:30

Registration

6:30 - 7:15

Keynote: Having a Plan for Soil Health – Abbey Wick (NDSU)

7:30 - 9:00

Working Groups: Developing Soil Health Plans (buffet dinner provided and cash bar)

Tuesday, December 13

8:00-9:00

Registration

Continental Breakfast

9:15-10:00

Welcome & Keynote

A Soil Health Frame of Mind – Abbey Wick (NDSU) and Elizabeth Reaves (Sustainable Food Lab)

10:00-11:30

Keynote

Five Soil Health Principles through the Eyes of CCAs – Tim Hammerich (Host of Soil Sense) with Lee Briese (Centrol Crop Consulting) and Jason Hanson (Rock and Roll Agronomy)

11:30-12:30

Lunch

12:45-5:30

Formal Presentation Topics

Weeds, Disease and Insect Management – Joe Ikley, Andrew Friskop, TBD

Fertility and Water Management – Dave Franzen, TBD

Cover Crops and Soil Health – Marisol Berti, Leo Bortolon

Livestock Grazing, Nutrition and Cover Crops – Zac Carlson, Kevin Sedivec

Discussion Session Topics

Getting Started with Soil Health – Lee Briese, Leo Bortolon, FARMER

Soil Health in High Clay Soils – Greg LaPlante, Abbey Wick, FARMER

Reducing Tillage – Lee Briese, Dave Franzen, FARMER

Salinity Management – Darren Dunham, Naeem Kalwar, FARMER

Cover Crops and Low Residue Crops (Edible Beans, Canola) – Mark Huso, Greg Endres, FARMER

Soil Health and High Disturbance Crops (Sugar Beets) – Dan Vagle, Brad Brummond, FARMER

Livestock Nutrition and Cover Crops – CCA, Kevin Sedivec, Zac Carlson, RANCHER

Interseeding and Intercropping – CCA, Audrey Kalil, FARMER

Managing Soil Acidification – CCA, Ryan Buetow, FARMER

Grazing Cover Crops – CCA, Kevin Sedivec, Erin Gaugler

Strip Till and Reducing Tillage – CCA, Dave Franzen, FARMER

Farming for Soil Carbon – Lee Briese, Lindsay Malone, FARMER

Weeds, Disease and Insect Management – Joe Ikley, Andrew Friskop, TBD

6:00-9:00

Dinner and Social

Wednesday, December 14

7:30-8:15

Breakfast

8:15-10:30

Formal Presentation Topics

Field Scale Learning at the SHARE Farms – Abbey Wick, Brady Goettl

Fertility and Salinity Management – Dave Franzen and Naeem Kalwar

Discussion Session Topics

Farming for Soil Carbon – CCA, Lindsay Malone, FARMER

Soil Health in High Clay Soils – Greg LaPlante, Abbey Wick, FARMER

Forage Crops and Perennials – CCA, Marisol Berti, FARMER

Soil Health and High Disturbance Crops (Sugar Beets) – Dan Vagle, Brad Brummond, FARMER

Interseeding and Intercropping – CCA, Audrey Kalil, FARMER

Reducing Tillage – Jason Hanson, Brady Goettl, FARMER

Cover Crops and Low Residue Crops (Edible Beans, Canola) – CCA, Greg Endres, FARMER

Strip Till and Reducing Tillage – CCA, Dave Franzen, FARMER

Getting Started with Soil Health – Jason Hanson, Leo Bortoloron, FARMER

Forage Crops and Perennials – CCA, Marisol Berti, FARMER

10:45-12:00

Closing Discussion
Finalizing Soil Health Plans, Final Questions, Discussions – Tim Hammerich, Lee Briese, Jason Hanson, Abbey Wick

Sponsorships

Platinum

Gold

1024px-King_Arthur_Baking_Logo.svg
Unilever.svg

Silver

Bronze