This year's Conservation Tillage Conference is right around the corner and you won't want to miss the lineup of conservation experts and farmers.

You'll learn how to conserve soil, time and fuel with conservation tillage and head home with hands-on, how-to information in nearly every aspect of conservation tillage.

Whether you're an experienced steward looking to fine-tune what you already are doing, a crop consultant who helps growers or a novice looking to get his feet wet, don't miss this event.

The conference will be held at Jackpot Junction Casino at Morton, MN, on Jan. 27-28. You can register on-site for $125/person. For more information, visit www.tillageconference.com or call 507-337-2800.

HERE ARE SOME highlights for this year's conference:

  • Does cap-and-trade affect tillage management? Keynote session with Terry Davis, Illinois farmer.

  • Latest news on no-till soybean production with Palle Pedersen, Iowa State University soybean specialist.

  • New spreader technology for conservation tillage systems with Willie Langholz, Pipestone Systems.

  • Strip-till benefits and challenges with Jodi DeJong-Hughes, University of Minnesota and Laura Overstreet, North Dakota State University.

  • Compaction, tillage choices and saving fuel with Randall Reeder, Ohio State University.

  • Twin-row corn experiences with Mark Dallmann, Minnesota farmer and Mike Cleveland, Great Plains.

There's also a beer and bull session you won't want to miss where you can talk to the speakers one-on-one.

The conference is brought to you by the University of Minnesota. Corn & Soybean Digest is the media partner and gold sponsor.