Registration Deadline

Registration ends TODAY, September 6th at 1:00pm EDT for the CTIC Conservation in Action Tour.
This is your last chance to register for the nation's best conservation agriculture tour. 
Don't miss your chance to see what St. Louis has to offer and explore the past and future of ag with us!
What to expect at this year's Conservation in Action Tour:
Monday, September 12th:
6:30-9:30pm CTIC 40th Anniversary Celebration
Trolley Room, St. Louis, Forest Park
Speakers include:
-Rod Snyder, Agriculture Advisor, EPA
- Scott Herndon, President of Field to Market
- Bruno Pigott , US EPA OW Deputy Assistant Administrator

Tuesday, September 13th:
8:00 Leave the official CTIC Tour hotel- Hilton Frontenac, St. Louis

9:00 Arrive at the Henry White Experimental Farm
Speakers include:
- Randy McElroy, Bayer Crop Science – Henry White Farm Introduction
- Nathan Johanning, U of IL Extension – Cover Crop Species
- Dr. Karla Gage, Southern Illinois University & Mike Wuerffel,
Beekeeper – Pollinator Habitats
- Dr. Stacy Zuber, Illinois State Soil Health Specialist – Soil Health and Tillage

12:15 Lunch provided by CTIC at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
Special lunch speaker Louis Aspey, NRCS Associate Chief

2:00 Arrive at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (DDPSC)
2:00-2:40 pm Soil Carbon Technology

-Mike Decamp, CEO, Cover Cress
-Melissa Motew, Sr. Director, Carbon Science & Modeling, Indigo Ag
-Chris Topp, Ph.D., PI, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
-Cinitia Ribeiro, Ph.D, Carbon Program Lead, Bayer Crop Science

2:40-3:20 pm Remote Sensing & Data Science
-Soren Rundquist, OpTIS Science Lead, Regrow Ag
-Michael Sunde, Ph.D., Director, Missouri Resource Assessment Partnership
-Noah Fahlgren, Ph.D., PI, Dir of Data Science, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
-Joshua White, Geospatial Director, T-Rex

3:20-4:00 pm - Advanced Nutrient Technology
-Adam Herges, Sr. Sustainability Agronomist, Mosaic
-Ivan Baxter, Ph.D, P.I., Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
-Mike Gill, Sr. Advisor, Sustainable Ag, Nutrien Ag
-Jin Zhu, Product Development Support, Pivot Bio

4:00 Ag Tech Showcase/ Optional tours of DDPSC

6:00 Closing Banquet
Dinner speaker: Dr. Don Wuebbles, Harry E. Preble Professor of Atmospheric Sceince, University of Illinois

9:30 buses will begin leaving the facility
Learn more about the 2022 CTIC tour HERE