The National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health brought together 300 agriculture leaders and innovators to explore how we can make American agriculture more sustainable through improved soil health. Attendees represented agriculture industry, the farm community, academia, government, commodity and conservation organization.
As a part of this landmark event, Cover Crops and Soil Health forms took place February 18 at over 200 Natural Resources and Conservation Services (NRCS) and Extension office nationwide. These forums gave farmers and other agricultural professionals the opportunity to send their thoughts to the national conference and engage in local conversations on cover crops and soil health. Forums were attended by an estimated 6,000 people.