The 2018 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show concluded on Friday, Dec. 7, as more than 1,100 people from 15 countries attended the four-day event in Louisville, Kentucky.
Below are pictures from the event. For even more photos, please visit our Facebook page. If you have photos from the event to put on social media, please tag them with the hastag #acresconf18 so that we and others can see and enjoy them too.
Join us in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dec. 9-12, 2019, and stay tuned for more details about the Polyface Intensive Seminars in July in Swoope, Virginia, and a new soil health event in Sacramento, California.
Eco-Ag U Workshops: Dec. 4
Dr. Don Huber – "Mineral Nutrition & Plant Disease"
Glen Rabenberg – "Nutrient-Dense Food Farming"
Eco-Ag U Reception:
Eco-Ag U Workshops: Dec. 5
Mark Shepard – "Foundational Principles of Ecological Agriculture"
Dr. Nasha Winters - "Defending Against Disease: Healthy Soil, Microbiome Diversity and Your Food"
Steve Tucker - "Large-Scale Farming for Soil Health: No-Till, Cover Cropping and the Soil Ecosystem"
Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show: Dec. 5
Steve Diver – "Soil Testing and Mineral Balancing for Nutrient-Dense Crops"
Paul Dorrance – "Leveraging Your Animals' Movement: Lessons in Grazing Strategies"
Eliot Coleman book signing
Dan Kittredge – "Principles of Bionutrient-Rich Foods"
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin – "Poultry-Centered Agriculture"
Mary Berry, of the Berry Center – Welcome Note
Keynote: Eliot Coleman – "50 Years of the Organic Adventure: Promise and Reality"
Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show: Dec. 6
Vail Dixon – "So You Want to be Organic AND No-Till?"
Gary Zimmer - "Biological Farming: Beyond Basic Soil Health"
Dr. Kris Nichols – "Regenerating Resilient Soils Through Soil Biology"
Nick Barnard book signing
Leiliani Zimmer Durand – "Building Your Microbe Bridge"
Fred Walters honors Jeff Moyer with Eco-Ag Conference award
Keynote: Joel Salatin - "Can We Feed the World?"
Joel Salatin book signing
Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show: Dec. 7
Featured Panel: Gabe Brown, Fred Provenza and Charles Massy, moderated by Nicolette Hahn Niman
Charles Massy book signing
Fred Provenza book signing
Keynote: Daniela Ibarra-Howell – "Rebuilding and Nurturing True Wealth"
To all who came to the conference, we thank you for helping make the experience wonderful. To you and everyone else we say – hope to see you next year!