See Sand County Foundation staff at these upcoming events
Our team will present "Soil Health Management Impacts on Climate Resilience: A Midwest Farm Demonstration"
Haley Diem will present on our Pollinator Habitat Program and discuss how it can be adapted to all ages and in schools with limited resources.
Tour Scherder Farms, 2018 Missouri LCA recipient. RSVP by October 18.
Farmer participants in our soil sensor demonstration project will present at this event hosted by University of Minnesota Extension
Sand County Foundation staff has participated in these past events
We're proud to sponsor this soil health event at the Starry Nights Farm, hosted in conjunction with the Kenosha County Regenerative Producers.
The inaugural Carolinas Leopold Conservation Award recipient will be revealed at this event with our partners Carolina Farm Trust and Soil Regen.
Prior to his untimely passing, regenerative ag pioneer Dave Brandt was working to launch a farmer-led learning center. An effort is now underway to bring his vision to life at the Sinsinawa Mound Center. Presentations include Leopold Conservation Aware recipients Jimmy Emmons and Loran Steinlage.
The SCF team are among the featured speakers at this event hosted by the Cotter Farm and Minnesota Soil Health Coalition. Tom Cotter is a participant in our soil sensor demonstration project.
Iowa Learning Farms and Sand County Foundation will host a field day Tuesday, August 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Garrison House in Clarinda with a sunset prairie walk with host and 2022 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. The free event is open to farmers and landowners and includes a complimentary meal.
Sand County Foundation will participate in this conference that assembles a diverse, multigenerational conservation community of researchers, practitioners, industry leaders, farmers, and students from around the world.
Learn from three innovative urban growers. This event is geared towards historically underserved farmers (beginning, veteran, limited resources, and socially disadvantaged). Tour participants will meet at St. Mary's of the Lake Catholic Church for a bus departure. A dinner provided by the Land Ethic Mentorship Program will follow the tour.
We will be presenting on our high school pollinator habitat grant program at this annual gathering of the Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators.
Take a tour of Barney Creek Livestock, the 2022 Montana Leopold Conservation Award recipient, and attend the presentation of the 2023 award.
This virtual workshop will explore financial resources available to historically underserved farmers (beginning, veteran, limited resource, and socially disadvantaged) through NRCS and the Farm Service Agency (FSA).
Join us for the presentation of the 2023 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award.
Dr. Heidi Peterson will be speaking at this two-day business conference that brings together leading brands and key stakeholders to identify the main areas of opportunity and innovation within the food and beverage industry.
The 2023 Texas Leopold Conservation Award recipient will be revealed at this annual event.
More funding is on the horizon for the federal Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). If you lead an agriculture-focused soil and water quality improvement effort in the Midwest, join us May 24 to learn if RCPP is a fit for you.
Chris Conley is hosting a pasture walk with a Dodge County farmer-led watershed group. SCF field projects director Greg Olson will present on the soil sensor demonstration project that Conley is participating in. RSVP by calling 920.386.3660.
Sand County Foundation's participation in this event includes a presentation on our work with landowners in the Driftless Area, and a tour of the effects of dam removal along the Baraboo River.
Our Land Ethic Mentorship program is hosting a farm tour and discussion as part of The Center for Land Based Learning's monthly speaker series. A tour and lunch at Full Belly Farm will take place from 10 to 3, followed by a discussion with Leopold Conservation Award recipients at The Center for Land Based Learning. This event is open to beginning, veteran, limited resource, and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers.
The Monarch Joint Venture and Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group host this meeting of conservation partners and industry leaders in support of monarchs. Sand County Foundation will be there to present about our pollinator habitat grant program.
The 2022 Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award recipient will be revealed at the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts' Annual Meeting.
Our Field Projects Director Greg Olson will present on our three-year, on-farm demonstration with 30 farmers across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Each field is equipped with two soil sensors, giving each farmer access to real-time soil moisture and temperature data.
Our agricultural conservation team will present on cover crops and performance based conservation.
Join us at this annual event hosted by the National Black Growers Council.
The inaugural Iowa Leopold Conservation Award recipient will be presented at this event.
Presented for the first time in Indiana, this event will showcase water quality partnerships among multiple stakeholders. We present this annual event with financial support from Walton Family Foundation, North Central SARE, and other sponsors.
This event will showcase information collected in our demonstration project on grazing cover crops. Host Roger Bindl is one of four farmers participating in our project.
Have an interest in agricultural conservation, cover crops, pollinators and soil health? Then plan to attend this annual event from the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) that we are proud to help sponsor.