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Boulder JCC

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Boulder, CO 80303

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Third Annual Soil Revolution Conference

December 12, 2018

Registration opens Wednesday, Sept. 12

This full-day event will shed light on the past, present, and future issues surrounding soil health, including the history of global agricultural production, agronomic and financial benefits for today's producers, and the importance of creating resilient landscapes.

For more details about the program, go to www.SoilRev.org.

This event is hosted by Boulder County Parks & Open Space, CSU Extension, the City of Boulder, USDA-NRCS, and the Boulder Valley and Longmont Conservation Districts.

Updates will be posted to the conference website, www.SoilRev.org, including a growing speaker list and program agenda. For more information, please contact Vanessa McCracken at vmccracken@bouldercounty.org or 303-678-6181.

For registration questions, contact Donna Lee at dllee@bouldercounty.org or by phone at 303-678-6379.



Confirmed speakers include:

David R. Montgomery is a MacArthur Fellow and professor of geomorphology at the University of Washington. He is an internationally recognized geologist who studies landscape evolution and the effects of geological processes on ecological systems and human societies. An author of award-winning popular-science books, he has been featured in documentary films, network and cable news, and on a wide variety of TV and radio programs, including NOVA, PBS NewsHour, Fox and Friends, and All Things Considered

John Kempf is the founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture, a plant nutrition and biostimulants consulting company. John is a top expert in the field of biological and regenerative farming and founded AEA in 2006 to help fellow farmers by providing the education, tools and strategies that will have a global effect on the food supply and those who are growing that supply. John is the host of the Regenerative Agriculture Podcast. He skillfully discusses the larger social and environmental impacts of food, agriculture, and ecology. John’s mission is to provide support to the world’s farmers and have an impact on our global food supply.

Darrin Unruh, who grew up on a farm in Reno County, Kansas running a 4010 John Deere tractor pulling a four-bottom plow has come full circle on his views about soil health. Darrin and his brother manage a 770 acre cow/calf operation near their home in Pretty Prairie, Kansas. Their operation focuses on flex grazing to improve soil biology and incorporating forages, native range, cool season perennials and annual cover crops to increase diversity and improve soil health.

Dannele Peck is Director of the USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub, which strives to connect agricultural producers with science-based information to empower their weather-ready and climate-smart management decisions. Prior to joining the USDA Agricultural Research Service in 2016, Dr. Peck conducted research, teaching, and extension for 10 years at the University of Wyoming as an Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics. Raised on a dairy farm in upstate New York, Dr. Peck is a first-generation college student and proud alumna of the McNair Scholars Program.

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