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From the Soil Up: Exploring strategies for modern Eco-Agriculture

Learn more about each conference activity:
  • Eco-Ag University
  • Trade Show
  • Film Screenings

  • Here's a quick look at all the different activities and when they will happen:

    Conference Session Agenda:

    Wednesday, Dec 6 | Thursday, Dec 7 | Friday, Dec 8


    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

    Composting Made Simple
    Edwin Blosser

    Bonus Session: New Strategies for Balancing Minerals in the Soil

    2 p.m.- 4 p.m.

    Introduction to Principles of Biodynamics in the Field
    Patricia Frazier

    3 p.m.-4 p.m.

    Soil and Hair Mineral Analysis
    Dr. Richard Olree

    7:30 p.m. - Evening Keynote

    The Liquid Carbon Pathway and Common Mycorrhizal Networks
    Dr. Christine Jones


    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    8 a.m. -9 a.m.

    Recycling NPK and Trace Minerals - Nature tells the Truth
    Paul Deckard

    Health on the Farm
    Dr. Arden Andersen

    Steps to Growing High-Quality Produce While Increasing Organic Matter
    Mike and Will Brownback

    8 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

    Uncovering the Truth About GMOs
    Prof. Don Huber

    9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

    Balanced Plant Nutrition for Limiting and Remediating Crop Stress
    Noel Garcia

    Fungal Consciousness
    Michael Phillips

    Ecological Aquaculture
    Wayne Dorband

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Food Freedom: Opportunities & Challenges for Producers
    Judith McGeary

    Successful, Profitable Farming with Biological Agriculture
    John Kempf

    Alternatives to Pesticides
    André Leu

    11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Hitting Your Target with Holistic Management
    Kirk Gadzia

    2 p.m.-3 p.m.

    The Truths and Myths About Hormones
    Lisa Everett Andersen

    The Three Keys to Easy Keeping Cattle
    Steve Campbell

    Poultry-Centered Regenerative Agriculture
    Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin

    4 p.m.-5 p.m.

    You Are What You Eat…And What Your Food Eats
    Dr. Nasha Winters

    Soil Fertility to Mitigate Weather Extremes
    Neal Kinsey

    7:30 p.m. - Evening Keynote

    Farming and Food: Two Futures
    Dr. Vandana Shiva


    Friday, December 8, 2017

    8 a.m. -9 a.m.

    Understanding the Toxic Path of BT
    Wil Spencer

    Defining Tillage by Measures of Soil Health
    Jim Martindale

    Minerals for Healthy Soil
    Gary Zimmer

    Transitioning to Biodynamics on Conventional or Organic Farms
    Patricia Frazier

    9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

    Minerals and the Human Brain
    Dr. Richard Olree

    Wake up Your Soil with Weeds
    Vail Dixon

    Validating Albrecht’s Work in Modern Day: Improved Crop Nutrition and Soil Health
    Tim Reinbott

    11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Featured Panel: Regenerative Organic Agriculture

  • Ronnie Cummins
  • André Leu
  • Dr. Vandana Shiva

  • 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
    Balancing Your Soil to Maximize Nutrient Availability
    Leilani Zimmer Durand

    Navigating Organic Certification
    Andy Hupp

    How to See Tender and Flavorful beef on the Hoof
    Steve Campbell

    2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
    How to Integrate Beekeeping Into a Small Farm
    Dave Noble

    Plus Bonus Q&A 3:30-4 p.m.

    4 p.m.-5 p.m.

    Farm & Ranch Water Management: Burrows, Acequias, Keyline and More
    Mark Shepard

    Enhancing the Environment of Plant Roots: Managing Nutrient Uptake and Microbial Relationships
    Larry Zibilske

    7:30 p.m. - Evening Keynote

    Finding Hope in Regenerative Agriculture
    Courtney White


    *Preliminary agenda. Session titles subject to change and more sessions to be added in coming weeks.

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