This event is geared toward high school and college students, as well as any farmers under 30 years old, but anyone with a desire to learn more about agronomy is welcome to attend.  Plus, we will be awarding a number of college scholarships to attendees that will be enrolled in any post-secondary school in the fall.

Saturday, June 25th, 2022
9:30am – 3pm

The Morton Center
47669 252nd Street
Baltic, SD 57003


In-field breakout sessions will provide hands-on education, including the following topics:

  • How to pull a soil sample.
  • Using root pits to understand soil health, compaction, crop root growth and development, and more.
  • How to pull plant tissue tests and interpret the data to improve crop health.
  • Soil and crop health benefits of drainage tile.
  • The impacts of using natural soil microbes in production agriculture.

We will also provide a guide to effective field scouting, including:

  • Staging crops, plant growth and development.
  • How to determine planting depth.
  • What you can learn by digging up plant roots.
  • Weed, insect, and disease identification.
  • How to compare and evaluate seed variety performance.