Strip Till Farmer announced the approval of 20.5 Certified Crop Adviser credits for the 2018 National Strip-Tillage Conference. Attendees can earn up to 11.5 credits in Nutrient Management, Soil and Water Management and Crop Management. 

The National Strip-Tillage Conference will occur July 26-27 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Iowa City, Iowa. The 5th annual conference will feature seven strip-till general session presenters that will deliver an abundance of strip-tilling ideas and strategies, 20 peer-to-peer roundtables for networking and idea sharing, and 12 strip-till classrooms that will provide practical, proven strategies geared for all strip-tillers. Soil health expert Mike Petersen will also lead a special hands-on, post-conference soil health workshop.

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

2018 National Strip-Tillage Conference attendees can earn up to 8.5 credits by attending the general and classrooms sessions and an additional 3 credits by attending the Mike Petersen workshop. Attendees can register online here or by calling (262) 432-0388 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

Date Time Session CCA Category CCA Credits
July 26, 2018 9:00-9:45 AM

Banking of the Proven Benefits of Cover Crops & Strip-Till

Crop Management 0.5
  9:50-10:50 AM Stimulating & Strengthening the Biological Power of Your Strip-Tilled Soils Soil & Water Management 1
  11:00-12:00 PM Building Your First Berms: Early Lessons Learned in Strip-Till Crop Management 1
  11:00-12:00 PM Budgeting for Change & Creativity with a Cost-Effective Strip-Till System Crop Management 1
  11:00-12:00 PM Banking of Data-Driven Decisions to Reduce Nitrogen Needs Nutrient Management 1
  11:00-12:00 PM Pushing Strip-Till Productivity & Profit with High-Value Crops Crop Management 1
  12:45-1:45 PM Branding Fertilizer: Are You Hitting the 'Sweet Spot' or Missing the Mark? Nutrient Management 1
  3:30-4:30 PM Leveraging a Mix-&-Match Strategy to Unlock Cover Cropping Rewards Crop Management 1
  3:30-4:30 PM A Strip-Tiller's Guide to Maximizing Planter Performance & Avoiding Costly Mistakes Crop Management 1
  3:30-4:30 PM Using New Technologies to Enhance Nitrogen Efficiencies in Complex Production Environments Nutrient Management 1
  3:30-4:30 PM Managing What You Measure: Soil Health Tips for Strip-Tillers Soil & Water Management 1
  6:45-7:45 PM Limiting the Variability of Variable-Rate Application Nutrient Management 1
July 27, 2018 7:50-8:45 AM Digging Into the Dirty Details of Your Strip-Till System to Build Biodiversity  Soil & Water Management 1
  9:00-10:00 AM Busting Bins: Tips & Tactics for Strip-Tilling High-Yielding Corn Crop Management 1
  9:00-10:00 AM Leveraging Sensor Technology to be Smarter & Smaller with Nutrient Applications Nutrient Management 1
  9:00-10:00 AM Pushing Production & Profit with Twin-Row Strip-Till Crop Management 1
  9:00-10:00 AM Applying an Agronomic Eye to Selecting Strip-Till Nutrients Nutrient Management 1
  10:15-11:00 AM Keeping Your Soil & Applied Nutrients Where They Belong: In the Field Nutrient Management 0.5
  11:10-11:55 AM What Have We Learned About How Tillage Systems & Cover Crops Affect Soil Health Nutrient Management


  1:00-4:00 PM Workshop: Getting to the Root of Your Strip-Till Soil Health Nutrient Management 3