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SOIL HEALTH MEETING: Farmers, ranchers and researchers from throughout the U.S. will speak at the annual Soil Health Summit in Bismarck, N.D.

North Dakota Soil Health Summit to be held in Bismarck

“Edible Landscapes” is the Soil Health Summit theme this year, to be held Nov. 6-7.

“Edible Landscapes” is the theme of a two-day Soil Health Summit in Bismarck, N.D., to be held Nov. 6-7 at the National Energy Center of Excellence on the campus of Bismarck State College.

Featured speakers include:

• Jon Stika, Dickinson, N.D., author of “A Soil Owner’s Manual: How to Restore and Maintain Soil Health”

• Dan Kittredge, Bionutrient Food Association, Barre, Mass.

• Jonathan Moser, Forager Farm, Streeter, N.D.

• Raychel Santo, John Hopkins University Center for a Livable Future, Baltimore

• Paul Greive, Primal Pastures and Pasturebird, both of Murrieta, Calif.

• Lyle Perman, Rock Hills Ranch, Lowry, S.D.

• Chris Teachout, fifth-generation farmer, Shenandoah, Iowa

• Lana Shaw, South East Research Farm, Redvers, Saskatchewan, Canada

• Shanon and Melinda Sims, Sims Cattle Co., McFadden, Wyo.

• David Bailey, Leopold Conservation Award Program, Liberty, Utah

• Steve Tucker, dryland farmer, Venango, Neb.

Registration is $50 for adults and free for students. This includes one or both days. To pay by credit card, register online at Eventbrite at To pay by check, mail your name, address, email and phone number to Burleigh County Soil Conservation District, 916 E. Interstate Ave. #6, Bismarck, ND 58503. The deadline to register is Oct. 28. For questions, call 701-250-4518, ext. 3.

The summit is sponsored by Burleigh County Soil Conservation District, in partnership with Natural Resources Conservation Service and Morton County SCD.

For a full agenda on the summit, or for more information on Menoken Farm and to see articles and videos of previous “Healing the Land events,” visit

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