Brendon Rockey Biotic Farmer Rockey Farms Specialty Potatoes Center, Colorado

2017

The Soil Revolution Digging Deeper, Longmont, Colorado

•Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum, Montrose, Colorado

•National Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting, Soil Health Champion, Denver, Colorado

•Normandy, France Grower Meeting

•BASE Annual Meeting, Blois, France

•APAD Grower Meeting, Arras, France

•Greenotec Grower Meeting, Ghlin, Belgium

•National Farmers Union All State Camp, Bailey, Colorado

•Conservation Innovation Grant Field Day, Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District, Houlton, Maine

 

2016

•Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum, Montrose, Colorado

•Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association and Horticulture Growers' Short Course, Abbotsford, Canada

UW Extension and WPVGA Grower Education Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

•Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Health Workshop, Idaho Falls, Idaho

•Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Health Workshop, Burley, Idaho

•Soil Health Symposium and Workshop, Ontario, Oregon

•'Survival & Growth in Unstable Markets, Are healthy soils the key?' Lava Beds-Butte Valley Resource Conservation District Soil Health Workshop, Tulelake, California

•Growing Resilience: Water Management Workshop Series, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

•Southwest Agricultural Seminar, Dolores Colorado

• 'Soil Health and What it means to you' Rosebud and Treasure County Conservation Districts Workshop and Ag Expo, Forsyth, Montana

Photo by Angie Wotton, Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District

2015

•Annual Washington Organic Recycling Council Conference, 'Feed the Soil, Feed the World: Organic Amendments, Soil Health and the Bottom Line' Wenatchee, Washington State

•Plank Stewardship Initiative, Wyoming NRCS and Conservation Districts Soil Health Workshops: Wheatland, Wyoming, Riverton, Wyoming, Greybull, Wyoming

 

Past Events

•Washington State University Soil Health Workshop, Moses Lake, Washington State

•Western Slope Soil Health Conference, Delta, Colorado

•Western SARE Conference, Portland, Oregon

•Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District Workshop, Houlton, Maine

•Morgan Composting Field Day, Sears, Michigan

•Southern Rocky Mountain Ag Conference, Monte Vista, Colorado

•Soil and Water Conservation Society, Loveland, Colorado

•Colorado Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting

•Colorado Conservation Tillage Association, Burlington, Colorado

•Soil Health Workshops, Bismark and Fargo, North Dakota

•Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Health Workshops, Butte, Billings and Miles City, Montana

Soil Heath Workshop, Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado

•32nd Annual Western Washington Potato Workshop, Burlington, Washington State

Brendon engages Maine producers during a lesson about carbon cycling and soil health. The Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District, Houlton, Maine, was a awarded a Conservation Innovation Grant to help its growers incorporated cover crops.

Photo by Angie Wotton, Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District

Out in his fields, Brendon explains how biotic farming works during the Rockey Farms Field Day in July 2017.

Photo by Candace Krebs