Indiana Association of  
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For release: Wednesday, December 5, 2013
IASWCD Announces Platinum Sponsor for 2014 Annual Conference

Indianapolis --   The Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts announces Saddle Butte Ag, Inc. will serve as the Platinum Sponsor for 71st Annual Conference of Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts. 

The 2014 conference is expected to attract over 400 conservationists from across Indiana January 6-8. at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. The theme is the Power of Conservation: What's in Your Toolbox.

"It is great to have the support of a company like Saddle Butte Ag, Inc., especially as a repeat Platinum Sponsor," says IASWCD President Jeff Meinders. "We share the same commitment to soil health and water quality. We both believe that improving soil health will sustain our farms, our communities, and our cities for the future." 

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. 

Currently Saddle Butte Ag markets under the Bio Till logo. Their 
premier line of products includes Bounty An
nual 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, Phacelia, Cahaba Vetch, Peas and Triticale. They have a distribution network throughout the Midwest. For more information, contact Ron Althoff at 217.868.5181 or visit their website.     


2014 annual conferenceOther conference sponsors are listed online. The complete 2014 Annual Conference agenda is included in the conference brochure


Early-bird registration is available until Friday, December 13. Special hotel rates are available with the� Indianapolis Marriott Downtown� until December 21. 


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For more information contact:

DeeDee Sigler, Communications Manager
317-692-7374, ext. 303 

IASWCD Officers


President: Jeff Meinders


Vice President: 
Paul Cummings


Secretary: Jamie Scott 


Bobby Hettmansperger




North-NW: Jim Martin


South-NW: Mike Starkey


North-NE: Tom Crowe 


South-NE: Troy Hattery


North-SW: Les Zimmerman


South-SW: Jim Droege 


North-SE: Mike Schwab


South-SE: Brad Ponsler




Executive Director:

Jennifer Boyle Warner


Project Assistant: Liz Rice


Soil Health Program Manager: Lisa Holscher


Communications Manager: DeeDee Sigler

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