Conference

Annual Healthy Farms Conference

2014 Healthy Farms Conference

Miss the conference? Wanna know who spoke and what they spoke about? Curious about contact info for an exhibitor or sponsor? Than check out the 2014 Healthy Farms Conference Program below!

2014 Healthy Farms Conference Program

Conference Brochure 2014

About Wayne Pacelle

About Leigh Adcock


Families Welcome!

We encourage the entire family to attend the conference. Special pricing and rates have been set to make the conference both affordable and accessable. Details can be found below!

2014 Family Registration Details & Form


Exhibitor and Sponsorships!

Exhibitor Form

Sponsorship Opportunities


Sessions:

This years agenda offers a number of breakout sessions with topics ranging from urban agriculture to hugelkultur to rotational grazing in a drought. We will also once again have a full youth program with many of the presenters being youth and presenting on projects from their farms.

  • Holistic Management Financial Planning
  • Hugelkultur with Ross Brockley
  • Cover Crops & Grazing Forages
  • Starting Your Own CSA
  • Telling Your Farm Stories
  • Fly Management on Organic Farms
  • Growing Citrus Fruit in Nebraska in Geothermal Greenhouses
  • Language of the Fields with Daniel Deffenbaugh
  • Chefs in the Local Foods Movement with Brian O'Malley
  • Growing Hops with Bauman Hop Farm
  • Local Foods Policy Council
  • And many more!

  • Youth Sessions:

    We will once again have a full youth program with many of the presenters being youth and presenting on projects from their farms.

  • Crafting from Cornhusks
  • Starting your own Native Plant Nursery
  • Movement for Little Farmers. Yoga
  • And many more!
  • Youth Schedule 2014


    Lodging Details

    $89.95/night good for single/ double/ triple/quadruple occupancy. To reserve a room call, 308.237.4400 and reserve a room under The Healthy Farms Conference reservations. Wingate by Wyndham Kearney


    Roundtable Discussions

    We will once again be hosting the roundtable discussions on Saturday morning of the conference. The format will be similar to last year, and we will set aside additional time for these discussions. NSAS Board Member Kevin Fulton will be facilitating. `2014 Roundtable Form
    About

    Held in February each year, NSAS hosts a wide range of speakers covering interests ranging across the spectrum -- from production to marketing to conservation in farming & beyond. Our keynote speakers are always inspirational & educational!

    Annual Western Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Conference

    Western Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Conference

    Mark your calendars for December 7th, 2013! The 2013 Western Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Conference will be held at the Ogallala Extended Campus Mid-Plains Community College in Ogallala.

    Plan to join us for the annual Western Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Conference. This year it will be held at the Ogallala Extended Campus Community College. The Western Conference will feature several dynamic sessions and talks geared around sustainable and organic agriculture. Our keynote this year is Dale Strickler who works for Star Seed out of Kansas. Strickler, an agronomist, will share his 25 years of experience working with farmers and ranchers in the Great Plains from the Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian border on forage systems and cover cropping. Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities are available and information can be found below. Other questions please Liz Sarno, Extension Educator and Organic Project Coordinator, University of Nebraska, Haskell Agriculture Laboratory 402-309-0944

    2013 Sponsor and Exhibitor Information

    2013 Conference Agenda