Plan Prepare & Pass It On

Ag Business Strategies for Today and the Future were discussed in Billings on February 5-6th, 2019.  See details below and/or click here for a printable version of the agenda:  Plan Prepare Pass It On Info Flyer 

For a summary of the event, click on the 2019 SWCS Conference Report  to download a Word document of details.


Planning for Drought on Cropland  – Managing Carbon to Manage Drought on Your Farm, by Mark Henning, NRCS Area Agronomist, Miles City, MT

Soil Acidification Causes and Concerns  Click here to see the slides from Dr. Clain Jones’ presentation at the 2017 MT Association of Conservation Districts annual convention. It covers the following objectives:

• Show how number of acidic soils have been
increasing in Montana
• Present natural and agronomic conditions that
lead to acidic soils and some negative impacts
• Depict low-pH soil affected crops
• Present management options to slow
acidification and increase productivity of acidic

2017 Bus Tour to South Dakota and North Dakota, September 12-14, 2017

To read a description of how the tour went, click here: News Article – Soil Health Bus Tour

The Soil Health Bus traveled to Dakota Lakes, SD, the Menoken Farm, and Gabe Brown’s Farm in North Dakota to see soil health in action. Participants will met with special guests, David Brandt (OH farmer), Ray Archeletta, Soil Health Specialist, and Dr. Allen Williams, founding partner of Grass Fed Beef, LLC and Grass Fed Insights, LLC at the Brown Ranch.  For the Agenda, click here:  Bus Tour Agenda 2017  and for more details click here:  Bus Tour Trip Highlights 2017