The Soil Health Innovations Conference will bring together producers, industry professionals, educators, and students who are at the cutting edge of soil health across the country, including on-farm practices, soil biology, carbon markets, and public policy. Join us for a far-reaching exploration of agriculture’s sustainable future.

The virtual conference will be held March 8 and 9, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. MST, with ample opportunity to visit our virtual exhibit hall, view virtual student posters, and network with other participants.

Registration fee is $75, or a discounted $50 for farmers and ranchers. Please click here to reserve your spot.

Limited scholarships are available for beginning and limited-resource farmers and ranchers. To apply for a scholarship, please complete this online form. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2021.

For more information or if you have questions, contact Alyssa Ness at or Sandra Booth at Both can also be reached by calling (406) 494-4572.

University students will be granted free access. A copy of the current student ID will be required. For more information, contact Alyssa or Sandra using the information above.


Western SARE advances innovations that promote environmental stewardship, enhance quality of life, and improve profitability of rural communities by investing in groundbreaking agricultural research and education.

We support projects by farmers and ranchers, agricultural professionals, researchers, and extension educators in 17 Western states and territories. Over the past 30 years, Western SARE has assisted more than 1,000 different sustainability projects with over $57 million in funding.

We also have created an extensive learning center to ensure that research results are easily and rapidly accessible.

You can learn more about our grant programs and learning center at