2021 PROGRESSIVE AG SYMPOSIUM
The West Greeley Conservation District is hosting their 2021 Northeastern Colorado Progressive Ag Symposium. This year’s Symposium will be held at the Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center in Greeley, Colorado on November 3-4, 2021. Refer to all the details at: 2021 Northeastern CO Progressive Ag Symposium – West Greeley Conservation District (wgcd.org)
In general, the emphasis of this year’s Symposium can best be described as promoting innovations to agricultural production including soil health principles, irrigation water management, regenerative ag, conservation tillage, and associated nutrient and pest management techniques.
Featured speakers include Dr. Jill Clapperton, Jimmy Emmons and Brendon Rockey. Jill is the Principal Scientist, founder, and owner of Rhizoterra Inc. and a well-known international lecturer and advocate for practices that promote methods to improve soil health. Jimmy Emmons is an Oklahoma Farmer/Rancher and is a well-known speaker in the Soil Health community. Brendon Rockey is an irrigated farmer in the Center, Colorado area. He will be presenting his Biotic Farming Fundamentals and Application during breakout sessions at the Symposium.
Additionally, there is a long list of speakers making presentations at the Breakout Sessions that will be covering quite a list of topics related to Soil Health, Irrigation, Alternative Cropping Systems, etc. The speakers include private consultants, ARS (Agricultural Research Service), NRCS and CSU Specialists, as well as farmers and ranchers with experience in specific topic areas.
Finally, we will also have several booths that will be representing companies in the agricultural industry.