Early Bird registration is open for the 4th annual conference to be held August 3-4, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. It’s just $234 to register, which is a savings of $25.00 off the full rate of $259. Additional farm or family members can also be registered for just $214. This rate will expire May 29, 2017!

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Nearly 40 cutting-edge, money-making sessions over 2 days, delivering insightful learning and unlimited networking with the best of the strip-till community.

In case you missed it, here are some of the Top experts and critical strip-till topics covered at the 2016 conference:

  • Ray Archuletta

    ray Archuleta

    NRCS Conservation Agronomist


  • Dorivar Ruiz Diaz

    Dorivar Ruiz Diaz

    Associate Professor Soil Fertility and Management

    Kansas State University

  • Trent Sanderson

    Trent Sanderson

    Sanderson Ag

    Clare, Ill.

  • Tim Smith

    Tim Smith

    Strip-Till Farmer

    Eagle Grove, Iowa

  • Donn Branton, Strip-Tiller, LeRoy, N.Y.
    Shared results of on-farm nutrient management experimentation and detailed his strategies for improving yields and soil health with a conservation-minded fertility program.
  • Dustin Mulock, Strip-Tiller, Woodville, Ont.
    Detailed the development and results of his bio strip-till system, to include fertilizer application equipment modifications and experimentation with more than a dozen different cover crop species.
  • Dr. Jerry Hatfield, ARS Supervisory Plant Physiologist, Ames, Iowa
    Discussed recent research that looks at the correlation between early season nutrient applications on plant health in strip-tilled corn and its impact on yields.
  • Steve Olson, Strip-Tiller, Plainview, Texas
    Shared his experience and advice for making every drop of moisture count in a strip-till system and how he’s designed a sustainable fertility program to accommodate his dry conditions.
  • Brian Watkins, Strip-Tiller, Kenton, Ohio
    Discussed the payback of utilizing remote sensing tools to improve fertilizer application methods, along with the addition of an air seeder cart for dry fertilizer application in strip-till.
  • John Nowatzki, Agricultural Machine Systems Specialist, North Dakota State University
    Shared his experience and advice on current use of UAVs in strip-till, along with a look at future applications and opportunities with the technology.


Hours of Very Valuable Peer-to-Peer Networking Opportunities


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Plus: Gain continuing education credits

The 2016 Event Was Co-sponsored by these leading strip-till suppliers:

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Meet the 5 Farmers who won Free Registration to 2017 Strip-Tillage Conference.

Five attendees of the 3rd annual National Strip-Tillage Conference were lucky winners of free registration ($249 value) to attend our 4th annual event held in Omaha, Neb., Aug. 3-4, 2017. The winners include:

> Phil Pickett, Elkhart, Ill., from drawing of all paid registered attendees

> Doug Davenport, Kingman, Ind., and Jerry Douglas, Rossville, Ill., from a drawing of attendees who filled out the two daily surveys

> Grant Laforge, New Holland, Ill., and Charlie Hammer, Beaver Dam, Wis., from a drawing of the event’s roundtable moderators

2017 conference information


REGISTER TODAY AND SAVE! Take advantage of the Early Bird Rate of only $234 when you register before 5/29/16 (a $25.00 savings)! Additional farm or family members can also register $214. To register offline, please download the 2017 Registration form

For Hotel Reservations Contact:

Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista Hotel & Conference Center
12520 Westport Parkway, La Vista, NE 68128
Phone: 402-331-7400
Room Rate: $129
When booking over the phone, mention code: "NS8"
Make Your Embassy Suites Reservations Online Here.

Courtyard Omaha La Vista
12560 Westport Parkway, La Vista NE
Phone: 402-339-4900
Room Rate: $109
When booking over the phone, mention code: "NSTC"
Make Your Courtyard Reservations Online Here.

When making reservations, mention special codes above to receive the hotel's special rate. Room rates increase if more than 2 individuals share the same room. Hotel room cut-off is July 10, 2017 or until allocated rooms are sold out.

In Case You Missed It, Check Out The 2016 Conference Program:

We are currently busy developing the program for the 2017 conference, but if you would like to view the speaker program for the 3rd annual National Strip-Tillage Conference that was held August 3-4, 2016, it is available for download. Check out the 2016 program to see the quality of speakers you can expect during the 2017 National Strip-Tillage Conference.

NSTC Sponsors:

For information about last year's National Strip-Tillage Conference Title Sponsors, visit our Sponsors page.

Continuing Education Credits:

The National Strip-Tillage Conference will be pursuing Certified Crop Advisor credits for the 2017 event. Last year, 19.5 CEUs were approved for the 2016 event, with attendees able to earn up to 10.5 CEUs. Check back for updated information.

Things to Do/Dining

For points of interest, things to do and a list of restaurants and places to dine in Omaha, click here.

Questions about the National Strip-Tillage Conference?

Contact Strip-Till Farmer
by phone at (866) 839-8455
or (262) 782-4480
by fax at (262) 786-5564;

by email at

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