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Managing Soil Maximizing Profit Meeting Dec 1

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BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension will host the Managing Soil Maximizing Profit meeting Dec. 1, 2017 in Sioux Falls.

"This meeting is designed for farmers and agriculture professionals interested in learning more about maintaining healthy soil while remaining profitable," said Sara Berg, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist.

The meeting will be held at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Sioux Falls (2001 E. 8th St. Sioux Falls, SD 57103). Meeting registration begins at 8:15 a.m. (central). Speakers begin at 8:45.

All are welcome to the meeting, which features information on a variety of agronomic topics presented by farmers, and SDSU, NDSU and UNL Extension staff and faculty as well as a representative from Natural Resources Conservation Service.

November 24, 2017 is the registration deadline. To register, visit the iGrow Events page or call 605.782.3290. To cover costs, this meeting is $20. Certified Crop Advisor credits are available. Participants can also register the day of the event.

Topics include: commodity outlook, cover crop systems, livestock integration, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) programs, carbon cycling, and no-till planting.

Workshop speakers include: Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist; Peter Sexton, SDSU Southeast Research Station; Doug Landblom, NDSU Animal Scientist; Deron Reusch, USDA-NRCS District Conservationist; Jose Guzman, SDSU Assistant Professor; Paul Jasa, UNL Extension Research Engineer, and South Dakota farmers. 

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