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PrairieFood Forum + Soil Health Workshop

November 15, 2021 - November 16, 2021
Pratt, KS
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The PrairieFood Forum + Soil Health Workshop begins at 1pm at the Pratt County 4H building
with keynote address by PrairieFood Director of Regenerative Ag, Dr. Trish Jackson followed by
Russell Hedrick, First Generation Regenerative Farmer. Attendees will enjoy hearing first-hand
from local farmers about their approaches to soil health and farming. A second panel, hosted by
Jessica Gnad, will provide an opportunity for everyone to hear about Reimagining Ag – New Profit
Opportunities from industry leaders. The day will cap off with hands-on soil health demonstrations
by Candy Thomas, Regional Soil Health Specialist for NRCS. Finally, attendees are invited to join in
an exclusive networking social with the farmers, speakers, and soil health leaders. Light
appetizers and beverages will be provided.

This two-day event will shift gears on Tuesday with a Soil Health Workshop presented by the
regenerative agriculture consulting company, Soil Regen owned by Liz Haney. Producers will gain
first-hand knowledge of soil testing for soil health and carbon farming from Regen Ag Lab owner,
Lance Gunderson. Producers are then invited to hear Russell Hedrick discuss his systems
approach to soil health farming practices and gain a practical boots-on-the-ground understanding
about amendment applications, including timing and rates, as well as return on investment for soil
health practices and amendments. Attendees will also enjoy a variety of soil health
demonstrations and sponsored booths.


November 15, 2021, 1:00 pm - November 16, 2021, 4:00 pm
Pratt County 4-H
81 Lake Rd.
Pratt, KS 67124 United States
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