SD Soil and Water Conservation Society to host “Connecting Farm to Future”

South Dakota Soil and Water Conservation Society
Farm Forum

The South Dakota Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) will host a free online conference on Dec. 10 from 1 – 5 p.m. CST.

Participants will hear from nationally known conservation leaders including:

  • Clare Lindahl, CEO, Soil and Water Conservation Society: Ask Your Doctor if SWCS is Right for You!
  • Keith Berns, President of Green Cover Seed, and SWCS NW Regional Director: Mixing 16 million pounds of diverse seed species: How does it happen?
  • Dr. Peter O’Brien, Research Agronomist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service: Global Change and Agroecosystem Services in the Dakotas
  • Dr. Jonathan Lundgren, Director and CEO of Blue Dasher Farm: Regenerative Agriculture in Practice at Blue Dasher Farm

Other presentations include an update from a local urban conservation grant project and a fresh food access grant project, a report from the SD SWCS summer intern and findings from a wetland research project. An interactive conservation trivia game and door prizes will take place throughout the afternoon.

Registration for this free educational conference on Dec. 10 is available by going to and clicking on the events tab.

The Soil and Water Conservation Society is the premier international organization for professionals who care about the environment and protecting our natural resources. The SD chapter membership is growing and accepting new members here: