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Holyoke, CO: Farming Evolution 2019

February 20 @ 8:00 am - February 21 @ 5:00 pm

Event Center, Phillips County Fairgrounds, Holyoke, CO

Wednesday, February 20th– 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Social with snacks – 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 21st – 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Check-in, coffee & rolls: 7:30 a.m.

Soil Scientist Christine Jones will spend a good deal of time explaining how we can build new top soil. She’ll explain the amazing power of diversity. She’ll also talk about how Pasture Cropping can benefit the soil and producer. Pasture Cropping is seeding annual crops into former cropland seeded to grasses. This includes CRP, Soil Bank, or go back lands.

Registration By 2/8, $30 single day, $40 both days
Registration After 2/8, $40 single day, $50 both days
includes lunch, breaks and social

Wednesday, February 20
Rainfall Simulator Demonstration – NE NRCS
Christine Jones – Building New Top Soil
Eric Westra – Identifying and Managing Herbicide Resistant Weeds in the Central Great Plains
Scott Speck – Using Satellite Imagery to Make Decisions

Thursday, February 21
Christine Jones – The Power of Diversity
Panel – Drones – Toy or Tool
Candy Thomas – Ecological Nutrient Management
Producer Panel – No-Till/Soil Health, Q&A
Christine Jones – Pasture Cropping

For complete workshop, lodging and registration information: or email [email protected] or call 970-854-2812 ext. 3.

Supported and Sponsored by: Haxtun, Morgan, Sedgwick, West Greeley & Yuma County Conservation Districts, Upper Republican
NRD, Colorado Conservation Board, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Phillips County Pheasants Forever


February 20 @ 8:00 am
February 21 @ 5:00 pm
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