This is the kind of Farmer to Farming Networking SFA wants to promote. As you heard, farmers asking questions, and feeding off of each other’s questions. There were even some examples where farmers were asking questions of each other.
At the 2015 Midwest Soil Health Summit, our speakers had discussion tables during the breaks, where participants could sit down in a group and visit one on one with each other and with our speakers. Our keynote speaker, Gabe Brown, hosted a very popular discussion table, and we were able to record most of the discussion with everyone at the table.
Gabe fielded a number of questions ranging from practical cover crop issues, to building soil health without livestock, dealing with neighbors, getting started in farming, seed companies, watering cattle in winter,
**You will hear Gabe and the participants mention “Jerry” in this audio. They are referring to Jerry Doan, one of the other speakers at the MSHS.
This really is the power of a network. Speakers like Gabe tell us our approach is unique and beneficial. This is a great example.