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Maryland Cover Crop Workshop

Join us for a workshop on the science of cover crops and crop rotations. Nevin Dawson from the University of Maryland Extension will be joined by a local grower to present examples of how cover crops and planned rotations can help protect soil and produce better yields. The workshop will provide examples specific to raising crops on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Refreshments will be served.

February 15, 2017
Wye Mills MD, USA

Midwest Soil Health Summit

SFA’s Midwest Soil Health Summit is THE place for advanced soil health training.

February 15-16, 2017
Fergus Falls MN, USA

8th Annual Soil Health Summit

The Payette Soil & Water Conservation district was organized in February, 1958, to help local farmers and ranchers voluntarily conserve soil, water and other resources. For more than 50 years, the Payette SWCD has provided technical, financial and educational support to landowners within our service are in Payette County in southwest Idaho.

In an effort to ensure that present and future communities within Payette County continue to enjoy the best soil, water and other natural resources, the Payette SWCD works hand in hand with local landowners to sustain a healthy, productive environment.

February 16, 2017
Ontario OR, USA

Building Soil Health for Healthy Environment and Farm Profitability

The 2017 Soil Health Conference at Iowa State University includes a full two days with a wide range of presentations and formats that address the basic and practical aspects of soil health. This conference agenda includes speakers from the academia, farmers, USDA, non-profit, and industry. Speakers will discuss soil health challenges and profitable management practices.

February 16-17, 2017
Ames, IA USA

Microbiome AgBioTech Summit 2017

As global food demand increases, the agricultural community is challenged to discover innovative cropping system solutions that produce more with fewer resources. The Microbiome AgBioTech Summit will address the factors central to taking an idea from discovery to the grower’s field.

February 21, 2017
Raleigh, NC USA

NC Ag Biotech Professional Forum

Healthy soils are the foundation of global food production, host more than a quarter of the planet’s biodiversity and play a critical role in the carbon cycle. What are the main indicators of soil health? Why has understanding soil health, maintaining and managing it become so important? Join us February 22 to hear experts in this field as they gather from across the country to share their perspectives and insights into the future and importance of soil health.

February 22, 2017
Research Triangle Park NC, USA

Agricultural Outlook Forum, A New Horizon: The Future of Agriculture

February 23-24, 2017
Arlington VA, USA

Commodity Classic: Farmer Up

You’ll find the answers, ideas, innovation, technology, equipment and expertise that can make a powerful difference on your farm. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show—unlike any other farm show you’ve ever seen. Investing a few days at Commodity Classic will pay dividends on your farm all year long!

March 1-4, 2017
San Antonio TX, USA

Western Nutrient Management Conference

The Western Nutrient Management Conference provides an opportunity to explore current nutrient related research and exchange ideas without travel to a distant or costly national meeting. The Conference is a forum for research, industry and extension to communicate about nutrient management as it relates to profitability, sustainability, and environmental protection.

March 2-3, 2017
Reno NV, USA

Making Cover Crops Work – Experience from the field

The Midwest Cover Crop Council was first organized in 2006. Since its inception the organization has grown into a community that facilitates the sharing of cover crop knowledge within the Midwest and beyond. To find out more about our group please visit one of the following sections.

March 15, 2017
Grand Rapids MI, USA

The Ecology of Soil Health Summit

Join this forum for soil ecologists, soil scientists, teachers of soil ecology and members of related disciplines as we share original research, participate in meeting symposia and workshops, and identify priorities for future research and outreach.

June 5 – 7, 2017
Fort Collins, CO USA

First World Conference on Soil and Water Conservation under Global Change

A joint Conference of the “International Soil Conservation Organization” (19th ISCO Conference), the “World Association for Soil and Water Conservation” (Conference on Soil and Water Conservation of WASWAC), the “European Society for Soil Conservation” (8th ESSC Congress), the “International Union of Soil Science (USS-Comnmissions 3.2, 3.6), the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), the “International Erosion Control Association” (IECA) and the “World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research” (WASER), in parallel with the VIII Simposio Nacional sobre Control de la Degradación y Restauración de Suelos (SECS)

June 12-16, 2017
Lleida, Spain

4R Nutrient Stewardship Summit

Today’s farmers live in a world where environmental concerns and increased food demand create challenges never seen before. Meet those challenges with 4R Nutrient Stewardship by choosing the Right Nutrient Source to apply at the Right Rate in the Right Place at the Right Time.

June 12-13, 2017
Minneapolis MN, USA

National Association of Conservation Districts Summer Meeting

NACD’s 2017 Summer Meeting will be held in Iowa from July 14 – 18, 2017. Thank you to the Conservation Districts of Iowa for hosting!

July 14-18, 2017
Des Moines IA, USA

SWCS 72nd International Annual Conference - Conservation Connections: Creating Pathways to Sustainability

This year’s conference theme, Conservation Connections: Creating Pathways to Sustainability, focuses on an important trait that sets the SWCS annual conference apart from others: the number of disciplines who come together to share information, network, and form connections to forge best practices in soil and water conservation. The conference provides a forum for interdisciplinary discussions that are essential to the success of conservation, a field that depends upon understanding relationships and interconnectedness.

July 30-August 2, 2017
Madison WI, USA

International Conference on Clean Water, Air and Soil

CleanWAS is the conference organized every year since 2012 under The International Water, Air and Soil Conservation society (INWASCON) with joint supports from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Nankai University, Mahidol University, China University of Geosciences, Chulalongkorn University, Universiti kebangsaan Malaysia and Chiang Mai University. The former conference of CleanWAS, attracted about 100 attendees from all of the world.

August 25-27, 2017


Bangkok, Thailand

Farm Progress Show

Farm Progress Show, the nation’s largest outdoor farm event, annually hosts more than 600 exhibitors displaying new farm equipment, tractors, combines and farm implements; seed and crop protection products; and many additional farm supplies and services.

August 30-September 1, 2017
Decatur IL, USA

Tri Societies Annual Meeting: Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America will host more than 4,000 scientists, professionals, educators, and students at the 2017 International Annual Meeting, "Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future," on Oct. 22-25, 2017, in Tampa, Florida.

October 22-25, 2017
Tampa FL, USA

National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health: Harvesting the Potential

Curious about the growing interest in cover crops, no-till, and soil health? Join the conversation on December 7-8, 2017, and hear from farmers and conservationists as they discuss what works and how it can work for you.

December 7-8, 2017
Indianapolis IN, USA