2022 SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Feb. 15

8:00 - 9:00                    

Registration/Coffee & Doughnuts

9:00 - 9:20                  

Welcome

Barry Evans, Farmer, Kress, TX

9:20 - 10:30                   

"Whatcha Gonna do When the Well Runs Dry?"

Dale Strickler

10:30 - 10:50               

Break

10:50 - 11:40                

"Growing 80 Inch Cotton and Multi-Species Covers in a No-Till System"

Kris Verett, Farmer, Ralls, TX

11:40 - 12:00

Rainfall Simulator

Brandt Underwood, NRCS

12:00 - 1:00                 

Lunch 

2:10 - 3:00                   

"Fundamentals of Raising Sheep"              

Kelly Kettner, Farmer, Muleshoe, TX

1:00 - 2:10                   

"Seeing with New Eyes:  Stewardship and Ecosystem Services"

Dr. John Zak, TTU

3:00 - 3:20                    

Break

3:20 - 4:30 

"Understanding Regenerative Grazing and Planning for Success"     

Dr. Tim Steffens, WTAMU

                     

4:30 - 5:30                   

Beer & Bull

Wednesday, Feb. 16

9:00 - 10:15                  

"Creating a Profitable Dryland Agriculture for the Semi Arid Plains"

Dale Strickler

10:15 - 10:35               

Break

10:35 - 11:50                

"Farmers Find Solutions"

Wayne Knight, HMI                   

11:50 - 12:50                 

Lunch

12:50 - 1:30                    

"Full Circle Regenerative Farming in West Texas"                     

Craig Giesbrecht, Farmer, Hart, TX       

1:30 - 2:10                    

"Observations From 20 Years of No-Tilling"        

Ronald Meyer, Farmer, Stratford, TX       

2:10 - 2:30                    

Break

2:30 - 3:45

"Faithful Citizenship"

Senator Charles Perry, Lubbock, TX

3:45 - 4:30                    

"Waste Not Want Not"                                           

R. N. Hopper, Farmer, Petersburg, TX