2021 MGGA Conference Agenda



1:00 PM – Understanding and Applying Soil Sample Technology – Tim Tesreau, AgriGro

                   Understanding Hyper Spectral Soil Sampling – Penelope Nagel, Persistence Data
                   Mining and Amy Gardner, Lower Valley Consulting

5:30 PM – Partnerships in Ag Reception



7:00 AM – Welcome Breakfast

                   Fireside Chat with MGGA Leadership

                   Montana State University Update – Dr. Sreekala Bajwa, Montana State University

                   Water and Rail Panel – Pacific Northwest Waterways Association and BNSF

                   NAWG Update

9:30 AM – Opening Trade Show Break

                   MGGA Committee Meetings

12:00 PM – Northern Ag Network Lunch

                   Nitrogen Use Efficiencies with Irrigation – Jessica Torrion, Montana State University

                   Fireside Chat with Montana Department of Ag – Christy Clark, Montana Department                       of Ag

3:00 PM – Trade Show Break

                   Understanding Carbon Credits – Shelby Myers, American Farm Bureau

                   Weather Perspective for Upcoming Year – Eric Snodgrass, Nutrien Ag Solutions

5:30 PM – Trade Show Reception



7:00 AM – Crop Insurance Industry Breakfast: New and Upcoming Crop Insurance Programs –                         Gary Heilig, Rain and Hail Insurance

                   MAES Update – Darrin Boss, Montana State University Ag Experiment Station

9:00 AM – Trade Show Break: New Member Event

                   Market and Trade Update – Lance Wilson, Integrity Consulting

                   Montana Grains Foundation Update

12:00 PM – Lunch

                   Barley, Canola and Pulses Panel

                   Tax Update – Dana Springer, Wipfli

3:00 PM – Closing Tradw Show Break

                   MGGA Resolutions

5:30 PM – MSU Reception

6:30 PM – President’s Banquet