Howard Buffett, Dwayne Beck, David Montgomery Lead at World Conservation Congress for Agriculture

WorldCongressGlobal event focused on sustainable practices and conservation starts Sunday in Winnipeg

You will hear from outspoken advocates for conservation agriculture from around the globe at this event, being held for the first time in North America.

– DAY 1 – David Montgomery, author of Dirt, sees no-till farming as “the hope for a new agricultural revolution that might help us avoid the fate of previous civilizations.”

– DAY 2 – Howard G. Buffett, Central Illinois farmer, philanthropist and author, operates a 1,500-acre family farm and oversees three foundation-operated research farms. Buffett travels the world documenting the challenges of preserving biodiversity and providing resources for the growing population.

– DAY 3 – Dwayne Beck manages the Dakota Lakes Research Farm, a unique cooperative arrangement between South Dakota State University and farmers demonstrating how producers can profitably adopt conservation practices.


The World Congress on Conservation Agriculture is offering a one-day rate for growers during the conference next week. Farmers can take in all the advantages of the conference in one day for only $225. Click here to register and select the date. WCCA will take place June 22-25 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. During this conference, farmers, researchers and other experts from around the globe will share ideas and knowledge of sustainable agriculture. You’ll take home new ideas for increasing efficiency.

The event is sponsored by platinum sponsors Dow AgroSciences, Monsanto, Mosaic, The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and Seed Hawk. Gold sponsors include Agrium, Syngenta, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.

Find out more about the conference by visiting or contacting the Conservation Technology Information Center at 765-494-9555.