PRATT, Kan. — PrairieFood, developer of an innovative approach to converting waste biomass into safe, valuable, high-carbon products for agriculture and other sectors, announces the ribbon cutting of its facility in Pratt, Kansas along with the PrairieFood Forum + Soil Health Workshop. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Monday, November 15th at 10:30 am at the Pratt Municipal Airport.
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.
Event Details: PrairieFood Forum + Soil Health Workshop
- Dates: November 15th – 1pm – 6:30pm + November 16th – 9am – 4pm
- Location: Pratt County 4H Building – 81 Lake Road Pratt, KS 67125
Tickets: $40 for both days of education + meals/ snack
For inquiries & sponsorship contact: Jessica Gnad, firstname.lastname@example.org 620.388.4164
About PrairieChar, Inc.
PrairieChar, Inc. d/b/a PrairieFood is the developer of an innovative approach to converting waste biomass into valuable carbon products in a way that overcomes the economic challenges of past biomass conversion efforts. The company provides an attractive cost-effective solution for the management of environmentally hazardous biomass such as feedlot manure and produces profitable, renewable products for the agricultural and energy markets that are cost-competitive without subsidy. Inquiries may be directed to Inquiry@PrairieFood.com. www.PrairieFood.com