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Regenerative Ag in Practice: Cover Cropping & Dry Farming Workshop



Join us for an interactive and informative two-day workshop with an incredible line-up of brilliant practitioners at Paicines Ranch from Friday, February 8th to Saturday, February 9th. Attendees will participate in discussions and presentations out in the field focused on cover cropping, pasture cropping, no-till dry farming and integrating livestock into cropland.

Presenters include: Dr. Christine Jones, Keith Berns of Green Cover Seed, Diane & Ian Haggerty, and Scott Park of Park Farming Organics. (More info below)

Workshop Details
Both days start at 8:00 AM and end at 4:30 PM. Workshop includes a local and fresh lunch and attendees are invited to enjoy a Soil to Table Dinner on the first night, Friday, Feb. 8th at the ranch. Please register separately if you'd like to join in on the Friday evening dinner.

Farmer Scholarships
We have a limited number of half and full-ride scholarships for farmers and students. Apply here >

Lodging at Paicines Ranch
Workshop registration does not include lodging. To book a stay at the ranch, please contact our Event Center Manager, Mary Rowen at:mary@paicinesranch.com or call the ranch office at (831) 628-0288 x24.

Lodging can also be booked online on Airbnb >

For questions, contact Megan Mendenhall at: megan@paicinesranch.com.

About the Presenters

Keith Berns | Owner, Green Cover Seed
Keith is a farmer and owns and operates one of the most influential seed companies in the country, and is responsible for inspiring countless farmers in their cover cropping practices. We’ve seen Keith present numerous times and believe he is one of the most knowledgeable resources in the country on cover crops. Learn more →

Christine Jones | Soil Ecologist
Christine draws from a truly amazing depth of understanding about soil ecology and presents in a manner that is interactive and dynamic. She has a unique ability to make complex systems easily understandable and relevant and has been one of the most powerful influences on the success of our management practices here at Paicines Ranch. So much so, that this is her third workshop with us and she always ‘packs the house’ with an equally amazing crowd. Learn more →

Ian & Diane Haggerty | Regenerative Dryland Wheat & Sheep Farmers, Australia
Ian and Di are Australian regenerative ag superheroes with a remarkable story in transforming their practices and land through broad-acre, no-till dryland farming integrating sheep. We’ve read about their work for years and decided it was time to bust the bank and fly them here in person for a live performance. Learn more →

Scott Park | Park Farming Organics
Scott is an exceptional and (until recently) virtually unknown diversified organic farmer that has been hiding out near Meridian for decades honing his practice and thinking outside the box. Learn more →


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