COSA The Soil Revolution, Thurs. Dec. 14, Longmont

Dear COSA friends, If you are in the Front Range, you might be interested in this great opportunity coming up soon.

The Soil Revolution: Digging Deeper

Inviting Farmers and Ranchers of all scales and production systems

Join us December 14, 2017, at the Plaza Convention Center in Longmont, Colorado, for the “The Soil Revolution: Digging Deeper.” Based on the success of the March 2017 Soil Revolution Conference, we invite you to dig deeper into the science, benefits and practical applications of farming for soil health.

Third-generation biotic specialty potato farmer Brendon Rockey of Rockey Farms in Center, Colorado, will deliver the keynote address. Brendon’s approach focuses on supporting flourishing ecosystems. He will be joined by producers from Boulder County, the State of Colorado and the southwestern United States. Other soil health experts from the USDA-NRCS and Colorado State University will share their expertise.

Keith Bateman, Farmer and Rancher, Bateman Farms and 7th Generation Farm, Boulder County, Colorado

Marlon Winger, Regional Soil Health Specialist USDA-NRCS for Montana, Wyoming and Idaho

Ozzie Gallegos, Production Manager, Full Circle Farms, Boulder County, Colorado

Minor Morgan, Farmer, North Valley Organics, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Amanda Scott, Farmer, 63rd St. Farm, Boulder County, Colorado

Michael Moss, Farmer, Kilt Farm, Boulder County, Colorado

Tim Becker, Soil Conservation Technician, USDA-NRCS, Holyoke and Julesburg, Colorado

John Brown, Soil Health Educator, Boulder County, Colorado

Matt Wallenstein, Joint Associate Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University

Dale Strickler, Agronomist, Green Cover Seed, Bladen, Nebraska

Wyatt Barnes, Farmer, Red Wagon Organic Farm, Boulder County, Colorado

Tim Ferrell, Farmer, Berry Patch Farms, Adams County, Colorado

Mark Easter, Senior Research Associate, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University

Jon Wicke, Area Resource Conservationist for Programs, USDA-NRCS, Greeley, Colorado

Only living things can have health. Soil is alive, let’s help it thrive.

Join the Revolution December 14.

A light breakfast, lunch and snacks are included.