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January 10-11, 2017 - Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA

2017 PNW DIRECT SEED CROPPING SYSTEMS CONFERENCE
JANUARY 10-11, 2017 – Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA

Click here to see the exciting program planned (subject to minor changes)

Conference Highlights:

Our conference theme this year is "Educating Farmers and Connecting Communities" which has guided our conference committee .  We are proud to announce welcoming keynote speaker Cherilyn Nagel, Saskatchewan Farmer and Ag Advocate who will tell her story about the importance of educating communities on farming in the 21st century.  We have Dave Brandt a no-till, cover crop, livestock producer from Ohio to inspire us like Gabe Brown did last year, on the potential of a diversified operation.  We have renowned soil scientist Elaine Ingham presenting on how to build healthy soil and thought provoking idea of perennial cover crops replacing no-till fallow.  Also Curt Livesay on high-yield production strategies; and Andrew Ross helping us understand gluten, falling numbers, and the impact to markets.  We have a full track how to's and benefits of integrating livestock back into the farm.  Plus, tons of opportunities to network and learn from other direct seeders, industry experts, and researchers. 

If you are thinking about transitioning to direct seed or are a seasoned direct seeder, I guarantee you will find this conference valuable. 

Other Reasons to Attend:
  • Equipment for Sale Board:  Any conference attendee can post their equipment for sale flyer on this board, reaching the perfect demographic of potential buyers. 
  • Research Posters:  Learn about the latest research happening throughout Idaho, Oregon, and Washington and collaborate with researchers on research topics and priorities needed for direct seeders.
  • Trade Show: Learn about the latest equipment, products and services available in the market!
  • Network and learn from other direct seed producers. 

Enter to Win One of Ten FREE Conference Registrations - Given Away to First Time Participants - Enter by 12-1-16!

If you haven't attend the Direct Seed Conference in the past, this is your chance to win a free conference registration.  Simply email pndsa(at)directseed.org by 12/1/16, title your email Free Conference Registration, include your name, email, and phone number and a sentence why you'd like to attend.  The conference committee will selected 10 free registrations and notify the winners early in December.  it's just that easy - sign up today! 

Conference Poster 

 

Don't miss this opportunity to promote your business to innovative, decision-making producers and network and collaborate with researchers and other leading agribusinesses.  To sign up as an exhibitor or sponsor for the 2017 Cropping Systems Conference, please click to open the registration form:  2017 Exhibitor and Sponsorship Form.  

2017 Conference Exhibitors to Date

Ag Enterprise Supply

Agpro Marketing & Manufacturing

AgroLiquid Fertilizers

ALPINE

BASF

Bayer CropScience

Bourgault Industries

CHS Primeland

Columbia Bank

Cross Slot

Dynamite Ag 

Evergreen Implement 

Farmer's Business Network

Intelligent Agriculture Solutions

Kile Machine and Manufacturing

Midwest Laboratories

Next Instruments

Northwest Farm Credit Services

Odessa Trading/Ag Tech Services

Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association/Farmed Smart

Pacific NW Farmer's Cooperative

Pillar

Shelbourn Reynolds

Shepherd's Grain

Spokane Conservation District

Spray Center Electronics, Inc.

SS Equipment

SureFire Ag Systems

Two Rivers Terminal

Viterra

Washington Policy Center

WeedIt

Western Ag Professional Agronomy

SpringHill Suites Kennewick Tri-Cities  - Attached to the Three Rivers Convention Center

Book by 12/12/16 for the discounted rate of $119.00 per night 
Click here to book online or call 509-820-3026

Hilton Garden Inn - Across the street from the Three Rivers Convention Center

Book by 12/11/16 for the discounted rate of $119.00 per night  - Call 509-735-4600 - Group Code:  Seed17

Quality Inn - 7901 W. Quinault Avenue, Kennewick

Reserve your room by calling 509-735-6100.  Tell them you are attending the “Cropping Systems Conference” to receive the discounted room rate of $84.00.  Reservations must be made by 12/30/16

Red Lion Hotel Columbia Center - 1101 N Columbia Center Blvd, Kennewick, WA 99336

Reserve your room by calling 509-783-0611.  Tell them you are attending the “Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference” to receive the courtesy room rate of $89.00.  Reservations must be made by 12/19/16

Red Lion Hotel Inn & Suites  - 602 N Young St, Kennewick, WA 99336

Reserve your room by calling 800-733-5466.  Tell them you are attending the “Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference” to receive the courtesy room rate of $96.00.  Reservations must be made by 12/19/16

Register for the conference

Early Bird registration for the 2017 conference is open!  Discounted Early Bird Pricing is available until December 16, 2016.  You can register by completing the form below and paying online or complete and mail the printable registration form.


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