No-till on the Plains is hosting two Whirlwind expos in Nebraska, June 15 in Stuart and June 17 in Venango. Attendees for these events will hear from producers and industry experts about the benefits of no-till farming practices. Topics covered will include crop rotations, soil fertility, cover crops, equipment setup and livestock integration.
More information and registration is available HERE.
Fees: Lunch will be provided. Registration is $30, no later than June 10.
Thursday, June 18
7:30 a.m. Leave Beatrice, NE
8:30-10:30 a.m. Steve Wiese, near Crete, NE (pivot irrigated forage crops with corn double cropped for silage, beef drylot on-site)
11:30 Lunch in Fairbury, NE
2:00-4:30 p.m. Josh Lloyd, Oakhill, KS (continuous dryland no-tiller with several crops and double crops)
About 5:15 p.m. Break near Junction City, KS
7:00 p.m. Supper and motel in Emporia, KS
Friday, June 19
7:45 a.m. Leave motel
8:00-10:30 a.m. Gail Fuller, Emporia, KS (no-tiller with cover crops and grazing forages, several livestock species and intensive grazing)
11:30 a.m. Lunch in Osage City, KS
1:00-3:30 p.m. Keith & Ben Thompson, Osage City, KS (no-tillers with cover crops and grazing forages, cattle and intensive grazing)
About 5:00 p.m. Break near Wamego, KS
7:00 p.m. Arrive Beatrice, NE