January 23, 2017


Bicentennial Center, Salina, KS

Making the Switch to a No-till Systems Approach

We're planning a special workshop on Monday, Jan. 23, for producers who are new to no-till and looking for insights from experienced continuous no-till producers. This special event will take place immediately before our 2017 Winter Conference. 


  • Beginners’ Session Students* - $45
  • Beginners’ Session - $100
  • Combination discounts available with Winter Conference

*Students must show valid student ID or proof of enrollment at check-in.

Online registration has ended. Walk-in rates now apply.


For registration questions, please contact Rhonda McCurry at mccurry@notill.org or (785) 307-0435.
For exhibitor and sponsor questions, please contact Shannon Krueger at events@notill.org or (785) 210-4525.

Workshop Sponsor


  • 9:00 AM Welcome

  • 9:10-9:40 AM Creating the Right Mindset - Bud Davis, Doug Palen

  • 9:45-10:20 AM Soils Demonstrations

  • 10:25-10:55 AM Keeping the Soil Covered - Scott Ravenkamp, Josh Lloyd

  • 11:00-11:35 AM Establishing a Rotation With Diversity - Keith Thompson, Rodney Hern 

  • 11:40 AM-12:30 PM Lunch (provided)

  • 12:30-1:05 PM Getting Your Equipment Optimized - Paul Jasa

  • 1:10-1:45 PM The Value of Integrating Livestock with Cover Crops - Jimmy Emmons, Darin Williams

  • 1:45-2:15 PM Question and Answer

  • 2:15-2:30 PM Break

  • 2:30-3:15 PM Soil Testing, How it Makes No-till More Efficient and Profitable - Dr. Nick Ward

  • 3:20-4:05 PM Soil Biological Testing and Indicators - Lance Gunderson

  • 4:10-4:55 PM Managing Nutrients and Fertility in No-till Soils - Dr. Ray Ward