Mon., Dec. 10, 2012 

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Indiana Association of
Soil and Water
Conservation Districts
Saddle Butte Ag, Inc. serves as Platinum Sponsor for 70th Annual Conference 

Indianapolis --   The Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts announces Saddle Butte Ag, Inc. as the     Saddle Butte Ag, Inc.
Platinum Conference Sponsor for the 2013 Annual Conference of Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts. 

The conference, expected to attract over 400 conservation-mi
nded individuals from around Indiana, will convene in Indianapolis January 7-9, 2013, at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. The theme is the Power of Conservation: Today's Action's, Tomorrow's Rewards.


"We are pleased to have a company like Saddle Butte Ag as our Platinum Sponsor," says IASWCD President Ray McCormick. "They are a great match with their commitment to soil health and excellent cover crop products. We appreciate their support for Indiana conservation."


Saddle Butte Ag, Inc. is an Oregon-based, family owned company specializing in the Midwest cover crop market. The company also produces a large percentage of the products that they market. The company has roots back to homesteads in the area, including one farm that is in the sixth generation of family operators. 

Saddle Butte Ag, Inc. is the leader in cover crops for the Midwest farmer. Their agronomists were involved with the early trial work done in Indiana helping manage relations between Indiana producers and the Oregon Ryegrass Commission. 

Currently Saddle Butte Ag markets under the Bio Till logo. The premier line of products include Bounty Annual Ryegrass followed by Enricher Cover Crop Radish. In addition they market the Nitro 80/20 Mix, 3-Way Cover Crop Mix, Buckeye Mix, Soil Buster Mix, Bounty Annual Ryegrass, Crimson Clover, Enricher Cover Crop Radish, Phacelia, Cahaba Vetch, Peas and Triticale. They have a distribution network throughout the Midwest. 

For more information on the company, contact Ron Althoff at 217.868.5181 or visit their website at


Check out the other conference sponsors online, as well as the conference brochure. Special hotel rates are available with the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown until December 21.  


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IASWCD Staff:  

For additional information contact:

DeeDee Sigler, IASWCD communications manager,

Indiana Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts 


President: Ray McCormick
, Knox Co.

Vice President: Jeff Meinders Ripley Co.

Secretary: Paul Cummings, Owen Co.
Treasurer: Jamie Scott, Kosciusko Co. 

Region Directors: 


North-NW: Larry Strole, Newton Co.

South-NW: Mike Starkey, Hendricks Co.

North-NE: Tom Crowe, Allen Co.

South-NE: Bobby Hettmansperger, Wabash Co. 

North-SW: Les Zimmerman, Vermillion Co.

South-SW: Jim Droege, Posey Co.  

North-SE: Mike Schwab, Franklin Co.

South-SE: Brad Ponsler, Jennings Co.