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Northern Soil Compaction Conference set for January 26-27

Conference to connect farmers with soil compaction experts.

For producers looking to maximize crop productivity, managing soil compaction is a key component to operation planning. The University of Minnesota (U of M) Extension Northern Soil Compaction Conference will connect producers with soil compaction experts and technical advice to increase yields and profit. The virtual conference is set to be held January 26 and 27.

Co-sponsored by U of M Extension, North Dakota State University, and Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, the conference will provide the latest information in alleviating soil compaction, minimizing future risk, and benefiting from management plan implementation.

The conference will feature these presentations: 

  • The behavior and character of soil compaction
  • What’s happening underground?
  • Can we use cover crops and crop rotations to alleviate compaction? 
  • Controlled traffic farming: A Manitoba experience

Afternoon table talk sessions will grant attendees a deeper dive into areas of interest such as diagnosing compaction and tractor performance. A total of 5.5 CEUs will be available for certified crop advisors in attendance.

More information regarding programming and registration is available here.

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