Ag Horizons Conference Set for Nov. 29-30

The South Dakota Ag Horizons Conference will be held November 29 -30, 2011 in Pierre, S.D., at the Ramkota Inn.

Published on: Nov 21, 2011

Get the latest market updates and learn about latest innovations in no-till at the 2012 Ag Horizons Conference in Pierre Nov. 29 and 30.

Keynote speakers include Barry Dunn, dean of the South Dakota State University College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, and Holly Hoffman, a Eureka, S.D., rancher, who appeared on the "Survivor" TV show.

There are many technical sessions to take in while at the conference. Topics range from markets and risk management to the use of cover crops in no-till and new weed control options in sunflowers.

Presentations include:

"Ag outlook and far ahead marketing" by Matt Diersen, SDSU

"The future of peas" by Dave Polries, Dakota Dry Bean

"No-till and cover crops" by Dwayne Beck, Dakota Lake,

"New weed control alternative in sunflower" by  Matthew Foster and Gail Stratman, FMC

"Climate trends and tools" by  Dennis Todey, SDSU

"Limagrain wheat breeding update" by  Frank Curtis, Limagrain

"Managing risk is volatile times" by Mark Gold, Top Third Marketing

To see the full conference agenda, go to http://igrow.org/up/articles/Ag_Horizons_Schedule.pdf

Ag Horizons is hosted by:

South Dakota Conservation Districts

South Dakota Crop Improvement Association

South Dakota No-Till Association

South Dakota Oilseeds Council

South Dakota Pulse Growers

South Dakota Seed Trade Association

South Dakota Wheat, Inc. 

Registration

All registrations for this year's conference will be completed online at http://igrow.org/events/aghorizons.

Registration closes Nov.25. Registration fees will be collected at the conference. 

Exhibitors

The following companies will be exhibiting at the conference:

Bourgault Industries

Agassiz Seed and Supply

Western Communications

Shelbourne Reynolds

Pulse USA

Horsch Anderson

Sunbird Inc

Custom Marketing Co.

Bayer Crop Insurance

Syngenta

Millborn Seed

Adult Farm Management

Ducks Unlimited

USDA NASS

USDA NRCS

SDSU Diagnostic Lab

South Dakota Crop Improvement Association

South Dakota Wheat Commission

South Dakota Wheat Inc.

SDSU iGrow

Source: SDSU