Published on 12/21/05

Conservation tillage conference Feb. 7-8 in Tifton

University of Georgia

Anyone can learn about the benefits of conservation tillage at the "Conservation Production Systems Training Conference" Feb. 7- 8 at the University of Georgia Conference Center in Tifton, Ga.

"The conference is designed for farmers to discuss and learn about conservation tillage systems topics from U.S. Department of Agriculture and UGA personnel and researchers in an interactive setting," said Gary Hawkins, a UGA Cooperative Extension engineer.

Registration is $100, or $200 with lodging. Farmers may be eligible for scholarships before Jan. 23.

For more information, call (229) 386-3416. Or go to the Web site (

Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.