/ Blog

Big Questions in Land Management: Policy, Improvements, Carbon Credits, and Emerging Markets

May 11, 2021 - Peoples Company


The last year presented many unexpected challenges and changes to the world, especially in the agriculture community. Please join us on Wednesday, May 12th, from 3-4 p.m. CST for a discussion on the most relevant and pressing issues facing agriculture in 2021. The hour-long, complimentary webinar will have timely information and insight from leading experts on farm policy, farm improvements, and carbon markets.


Farm Improvements

Corey Getz, Co-Founder and CEO, DIGS Associates
Corey’s background has provided him with experience and knowledge in HDPE drainage tile manufacturing, project installation, RTK GPS systems, engineering drainage designs, topographic surveys, and much more. He has developed strong relationships with local farmers, landowners, farm managers, governmental agencies, contractors, material and equipment manufacturers, trade associations, and other industry leaders.

Quint Shambaugh, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board, DIGS Associates
After graduating from Purdue University, and before co-founding DIGS Associates, he founded and built a drainage water management company, while having strong involvement with the sixth generation row crop farm where he was born and raised. Quint has experience in surface water management, sub-surface drainage systems, earthmoving, RTK based topographic mapping, computer-aided tile design, row crop farming, organic agriculture, and a myriad of other services.

Market Updates

Dustin Johnson, Lead Strategist, Ag Yield
Dustin is a lead strategist for AgYield, who leverages its 45 years of industry experience with a revolutionary software program to give producers a detailed look at the past, present, and future of their operation’s profitability. By using farmers’ actual information, he is able to pinpoint risk areas in order to create, execute, and monitor strategies to mitigate the risk.

Carbon Market

Billy Cripe, VP of Marketing, CIBO
Billy is currently head of Marketing for CIBO Technologies, an advanced technology platform focused on scaling regenerative agriculture and creating a farmer-first carbon marketplace. He is a growth marketing executive who focuses on the intersection of technology, data, and new markets. He has a background in programming and analytics and has focused the last 20 years on emerging technologies and disruption. 

Farm Policies

Dave White, Senior Conservation Advisor
Dave has more than 40 years of professional leadership experience in natural resource conservation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and in the private sector. He has worked in numerous locations throughout the United States, culminating his career as Chief of the NRCS from January 2009 to December 2012. At his time as Chief, NRCS’s annual budget exceeded $4 billion, he employed almost 11,000 professional staff, and worked out of 2,800 offices across the United States and its territories.


Big Questions in Land Management

TOPICS: Policy, Improvements, Carbon Credits, and Emerging Markets

Wednesday, May 12th, 3:00 p.m. CST
Price: FREE
Presented by Peoples Company


Contact Cathy (Cathy@PeoplesCompany.com) with any questions about the webinar. To learn more about our approach to land management or to request a written proposal for your land, email us at LandManagement@PeoplesCompany.com or call 855.800.5263.

Published in: Land Management