High Plains No-Till Conference to offer crop adviser and applicator credits
KIT CARSON, CO – Jan. 28, 2019 – Thirty-one sessions at the High Plains No-Till Conference in Burlington, Colorado have been approved for certified crop adviser credits. Ten of those sessions will also offer continuing education credits for licensed qualified supervisors, certified operators, and private applicators.
Scheduled for Feb. 5-6, the event will take place at the Community and Education Center. In addition to a trade show and outdoor equipment display, breakout sessions will be presented on an assortment of subjects, including the 2018 Farm Bill, soil health, regenerative grazing, farm profitability, and technology. Farmers will also share their first-hand experience with no-till and other conservation methods on producer panels dedicated to both dryland and irrigated production.
“We’re excited about the lineup we have for this year,” said Joni Mitchek, coordinator for the Colorado Conservation Tillage Association. “There will be a great variety of topics, which allows us to offer quite a few education credits as well.”
The crop adviser credits approved for the event include three in Nutrient Management, six in Soil and Water Management, two in Integrated Pest Management, 15 in Crop Management, and five in Professional Development.
In addition, continuing education credits will be available in the categories of Laws and Regulations, Pesticides and Their Families, Environmental Protection, Use of Pesticides, Agriculture Insect Control, Agriculture Weed Control, and Stored Commodities Treatment.
A full schedule and more information about the High Plains No-Till Conference can be found at www.HighPlainsNoTill.com. Online registration is available through Jan. 31, and walk-ins are welcome for the event. The $180 registration fee includes lunches, snacks, and access to keynote and breakout sessions, the trade show, and the Beer and Bull Social.
CCTA is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the conservation and no-till farmers of the High Plains. The group facilitates the exchange of ideas to preserve agricultural soil and water resources for generations by providing a system which drastically reduces soil erosion, conserves soil moisture, and builds organic matter.
Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.