Published on Feb 24, 2014
Watch opening sessions of the National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health: Harvesting the Potential, held Feb. 17 to 19 in Omaha, Neb. Speakers include USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller; Howard G. Buffett, of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation; and Ray Gaesser, an Iowa farmer and president of the American Soybean Association. Following them is a panel of farmer leaders, including Dan DeSutter (Indiana), Dave Brandt (Ohio), Clay Mitchell (Iowa) and Gabe Brown (North Dakota).
These sessions were broadcasted live on Tuesday, Feb. 18 to 230 NRCS and Extension offices around the country as part of the Cover Crops and Soil Health Forums.
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For more information about this conference, visit http://www.sare.org/covercropsconference.
The conference was sponsored by Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) and the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. SARE is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).