Strip Till and Precision Conservation to Improve Profitability and Soil Health
What: Precision Conservation Workshop
Who: All AgVA Members and Young Farmer’s Group
Where: Muse Norris Conference Center, Room NC180, NIACC, 500 College Dr, Mason City
When: Thursday, July 13th 6:00– 8:00 pm - free meal for participants at 6:00 pm
No fee but please reserve meals by contacting AgVA (641-494-2368 or firstname.lastname@example.org) by July 7th.
You are invited to attend this workshop with a panel of experts discussing strip tillage and precision conservation to improve farm profitability and long-term field health. Farmers are under tremendous pressure to produce more with less, while minimizing environmental impact. Come to this workshop to learn about effective strategies for meeting the challenge!
Tom Buman, CEO of Agren Tools, is a passionate entrepreneur and precision conservation thought leader with over 30 years of experience in conservation planning. Through his work at Agren, he is able to marry his love of the environment with his passion for pioneering innovative solutions to complex environmental problems. Tom leads concept development and scope of work development for Agren, and continuously challenges scientists, programmers and subject matter experts working on Agren projects to achieve a higher level of innovation. Tom will provide a demonstration of advanced software that uses satellite imagery and software to model soil loss and generate recommendations to minimize loss.
Environmental Tillage Solutions is the maker of the SoilWarrior, arguably the most advanced strip tillage machine on the market today. The company focuses on high performance crop production while increasing soil health. Environmental Tillage Solutions will provide insight into the agronomic reasons why strip tillage allows a farmer to increase profitability while boosting long term soil health. Bonus: A SoilWarrior machine will be on site for attendees to “kick the tires”!