Jodi DeJong-Hughes has been a Regional Extension Educator with the University of Minnesota Extension for over 23 years. Her area of specialization includes tillage management systems, soil compaction, and soil health management. She has published many factsheets, articles, and peer reviewed journal articles and has presented at numerous state-wide and regional meetings. She has organized the Conservation Tillage Conference and Strip Tillage Expos throughout Minnesota. She works primarily with producers, Ag business, government agencies, and crop consultants in Western Minnesota and the Dakotas.