2019 Soil Health Summit Media Content

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The fifth and largest ever Soil Health Summit concluded Wednesday after two days of non-stop networking and educational sessions. Content from the event is being processed for posting as individual stories on this site, but in the meantime, here are links to the photo albums and interviews with participants for those who would like content to use and share.

Day One Photo Album
Day Two Photo Album

Audio Interviews

Preview interview with Shefali Mehta, Executive Director, Soil Health Partnership

Maria Bowman, lead scientist for the Soil Health Partnership

Seeds of Change Exceptional Educator award winner John Maxwell of Donahue, Iowa

Jon Doggett, National Corn Growers Association CEO

Kevin Skunes, ND farmer and National Corn Growers chairman

Kevin Ross, Iowa farmer and National Corn Growers First Vice President

Wesley Spurlock, Texas corn farmer and former NCGA president

Nathan Fields, National Corn Growers Association VP Production and Sustainability

Sean Arians, Environmental Business Development Lead, Bayer

Carrie Vollmer-Sanders, North America Nutrient Strategy Manager for The Nature Conservancy

Townsend Bailey, Director of Sustainability, McDonalds

Session Audio

Opening General Session – A New Year in Soil Health – Dr. Shefali Mehta, Dr. Maria Bowman

Opening General Session – Policy, Science and Soil Health – Carrie Vollmer-Sanders, The Nature Conservancy; Suzy Friedman, Environmental Defense Fund; Lakisha Odom, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

Opening General Session – Consumers, Marketes and Soil Health – Sean Arians, Bayer Crop Science; Townsend Bailey, McDonald’s; Ryan Sirolli, Cargill

Day 2 General Session – Farmers Blazing a Train in Soil Health – Wayne Hurst, National Wheat Foundation; Kevin Ross, National Corn Growers Association; Karen Scanlon, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Day 2 General Session – Technology and Tools Shaping the Future of Soil Health – Ken Copenhaver, CropGrower, LLC; Dr. Nick Ward, Ward Laboratories, Inc.; Eric Lund, Veris Tecnologies

Day 2 General Session – Into the Future: the Soil Health Partnership – Dr. Shefali Mehta, Dr. Maria Bowman, Elyssa McFarland, Jack Cornell, Anne Dietz

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