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Digging for the Bottom Line conference scheduled in North Dakota

The workshop will feature information about options for underperforming acres, soil health considerations, networking opportunities, and cost-share opportunities.

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The Digging for the Bottom Line conference is scheduled to be held Sept. 7, 2021, near Ellendale, North Dakota. Pheasants Forever

ELLENDALE, North Dakota — The James River Soil Conservation District, along with Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, will present a soil health workshop near Ellendale on Sept. 7.

The workshop will feature information about options for underperforming acres, soil health considerations, networking opportunities, and cost-share opportunities. Dr. David Hopkins, a professor in North Dakota State University's Department of Soil Science and Austin Lang of North Dakota Pheasants Forever will present, as will representatives of the James River Soil Conservation District. Jason Strand and Tyler Zimmerman will give farmers' perspective.

Also on the agenda is a presentation on the Truterra Insight Engine and Carbon Program. Launched by Land O'Lakes in 2016, Truterra calls itself "the only farmer-owned, farmer-driven food and ag sustainability program in the U.S."

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The Digging for the Bottom Line conference is scheduled to be held Sept. 7, 2021, near Ellendale, North Dakota. Pheasants Forever

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The event begins at 9:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided. The event will be held at 37909 State Line Road. From Ellendale, go south on Highway 281 approximately 4 miles to State Line Road, then go about 4.5 miles west, just past 85th Avenue. The farm is on the south side of the road.

For more information, contact Austin Lang at 701-840-3062 or the James River Soil Conservation District at 701-349-3653, extension 3.

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