National Strip-Tillage Conference



What is the National Strip-Tillage Conference? See more

Since 2013 the National Strip-Tillage Conference has been the leading strip-till education and networking event for farmers. Hosted by Strip-Till Farmer and co-sponsored by several industry-leading companies, the conference features nearly 40 targeted sessions to give you the latest strip-till research, ideas, tools, and dozens of money and time saving strip-tilling strategies.

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Who should attend the National Strip-Tillage Conference? See more

Those who:

  • Currently use strip-tillage practices on their farms.
  • Are transitioning to using strip-tillage practices on their farms.
  • Want to learn more about strip-tillage tools, techniques, challenges and successes.
  • Have an interest in learning about the latest strip-till product innovations.
  • Want to connect with leading strip-till product manufacturers.
  • Have knowledge and experience to share with their fellow strip-tillers.
  • Wish to network with the industry's top strip-till experts.
  • Are equipment retailers and manufacturers who wish to better understand the unique equipment needs of this GROWING market.

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When and where will the 2018 National Strip-Tillage Conference be? See more

The 2018 conference will be held July 26-27, 2018, at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Iowa City, Iowa. This event changes host cities annually. For information on future conference dates and locations, contact Customer Service by calling (866) 839-8455 or (262) 432-0388 or by email.

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Why should I attend the National Strip-Tillage Conference? See more

Every minute of this intensive, no-nonsense event is geared toward leading you to more effective strip-tilling, and helping you avoid dozens of costly time- and money-wasting mistakes that have already been made by your fellow strip-till attendees. You'll find an extremely valuable mix of 7 general session presenters, 12 Classrooms and 20 “face-to-face” Roundtables, in a highly collaborative idea sharing and learning atmosphere unlike any other event in the industry.

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How is the National Strip-Tillage Conference structured? What is a “roundtable discussion”? See more

The conference features collaborative, grower-to-grower learning over a 2-day, knowledge-packed agenda that is guaranteed to give you actionable, farm-proven strategies. Over both days, the Summit offers:

  • Focused General Session Presentations: featuring knowledgeable speakers delivering an abundance of strip-till ideas and strategies.
  •  Intensive Strip-Till Classrooms: focused, in-depth sessions that provide practical, proven strategies led by the industry's most successful strip-tillers.
  • Informal & Interactive Roundtable Discussions: share and discuss strategies for critical strip-till topics — and find answers to your specific questions — via an array of moderated yet informal roundtables.
  • In-Field Learning: Attend the special workshop taught by soil scientist Mike Petersen, “Getting to the Root of Your Strip-Till Soil Health." During this 3-hour workshop following the conclusion of the conference on Friday, July 27, Peterson will take a select group into the field for in-depth analysis, tips and proven techniques for improving soil health and root structure. (Costs an additional $75 to attend. Limited to 50 attendees).
  • Unrivaled Networking & Knowledge Sharing: exchange successes, dissect challenges and vet out ideas with a community of the most active and successful strip-tillers in the world.

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How much does it cost to attend the National Strip-Tillage Conference? See more

The rates to attend both days of the National Strip-Tillage Conference are as follows:

Rate Type First Attendee Rate Additional Attendee Rate Valid Through
Super Early Bird Rate $219 $219 9/30/2017
Early Bird Rate $244 $224 5/30/2018
Regular Rate $269 $249 7/27/2018
Onsite Rate $269 $269 7/28/2018
One-Day Rate $209 $209 7/28/2018
Post-Conference Workshop Additional $75 Additional $75 Limited to 50 attendees

Group discounts are available for groups of 10+. For group rate information, please email Dallas Ziebell or call (262) 777-2412.

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How do I register for the National Strip-Tillage Conference? See more

There are five easy ways to register to attend both days of the National Strip-Tillage Conference:

  • Online

Register online at our secure website.

  • Mail

Download a registration form and mail it to:

National Strip-Tillage Conference

P.O. Box 624

Brookfield, WI 53008-0624

  • Fax

Download a registration form and fax it to (262) 786-5564.

  • Phone

Call toll-free from within the U.S. and Canada at (866) 839-8455 or (262) 432-0388, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT. Please be sure to have your credit card handy.

  • On Site

Sign up onsite by visiting the registration desk during the National Strip-Tillage Conference.

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What all is included with my Conference registration? See more

Your 2-day registration includes access to all educational and networking sessions, networking sessions and meals that will occur during the conference, as well as a "Strip-Till Bonuses" package valued at $351.75. These special “Strip-Till Bonuses” provide more than 1,000+ pages of essential, innovative information that’s worth the value of your conference registration fee alone. It’s all yours FREE for the commitment you’ve made in taking your strip-till system to the next level by attending our unique event. Learn more about these bonus gifts on page 7 of the conference program.

  • A 1-year subscription to No-Till Farmer & Conservation Tillage Guide
  Bonus Value: $59.95
  • A 1-year subscription to Strip-Till Farmer
Bonus Value: $19.95
  • Special Report: Farm-Proven Strategies for Strip-Tilling Success
Bonus Value: $15.95
  • Special Report: Pinpoint Spraying Tips and Techniques for No-Tillers
Bonus Value: $15.95
  • 2019 Farm Catalog for Today’s Top Farm Operator
Bonus Value: $40.00
  • Video Replays of General Session Presentations
Bonus Value: $199.95

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If I already subscribe to No-Till Farmer, do I still get the free 1-year subscription with my registration? See more

Yes, your free subscription will be added to your current subscription to extend your subscription term.

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How can I obtain a letter of invitation to the Conference (for international attendees seeking travel visas)? See more

The National Strip-Tillage Conference welcomes attendees from around the world. If you require an event invitation letter, please email us or call (866) 839-8455 or (262) 432-0388 to speak with a customer service representative.

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What sponsorship opportunities are available for the National Strip-Tillage Conference? See more

We offer many opportunities for companies to be involved with our annual conference. If you are interested at the sponsorship level, please email or call Michael Ellis at (262) 777-2432 to learn more.

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How do I make a hotel reservation for the National Strip-Tillage Conference? See more

Book your room at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center by calling (319) 688-4000 or (866) 204-0539 to receive the discounted rate of $119 per night. You can also book your room online. Visit the conference hotel information page for more information.

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Where can I find parking at the Marriott Coralville Hotel & Conference Center? See more

Parking is available on-site at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center for $1 per hour or $8 per day. For more information, please call the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center at (319) 688-4000 or (866) 204-0539.

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Can I receive Certified Crop Adviser credits for attending the National Strip-Tillage Conference? See more

We are waiting on approval for Certified Crop Adviser credits for the 2018 National Strip-Tillage Conference. Please check back soon for more information.

The 2017 National Strip-Tillage Conference was approved for 20 Certified Crop Adviser credits in the areas of Nutrient Management, Soil & Water Management and Crop Management. Attendees were able to earn a maximum of 11.5 CCA credits by attending the event (8.5 CCA credits by attending select general sessions and classrooms, and an additional 3 credits for attending the members-only Cover Crop Workshop with Steve Groff).

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Can I register for next year's National Strip-Tillage Conference while attending this year's event? See more

Absolutely! You can register onsite and take advantage of the special Super Early Bird Rate and savings on your 2019 Summit registration. Please visit the registration area Thursday, July 26 through Friday, July 27, at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.

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Who is speaking and when? See more

Visit the Program Page to view the full lineup of conference speakers and session topics.

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Are notepads and pens provided for taking notes during sessions? See more

There is a note section in your National Strip-Tillage Conference program to record all of the valuable information that you will glean from these 4 days of no-till education and networking.

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Questions about the National Strip-Tillage Conference?

Contact Strip-Till Farmer
by phone at (866) 839-8455
or (262) 432-0388
by fax at (262) 786-5564;

by email at

or by mail at
P.O. Box 624
Brookfield, WI 53008-0624