More educational session speakers for Organic Grower Summit

The second of six educational sessions finalized for the 2018 Organic Grower Summit will focus on managing the challenges of plant health in organic production systems. “Managing Organic Production Systems to Promote Plant Health” will... more »

Transition to organic featured in free resource materials

A team from the University of Minnesota, the Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, and eOrganic, has published free, web-based learning materials, Principles for Transitioning to Organic Farming: Learning Materials... more »

Organic Grower Summit schedules Grower Roundtable

The first of three keynote presentations during the 2018 Organic Grower Summit will offer an international overview of the organic produce industry – exploring the opportunities, challenges and issues facing the growing organic fresh fruit... more »

Costco ‘Meet the Grower’ events coming at Organic Grower Summit

Retail giant Costco will sponsor “Meet the Grower” events at the second annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS) coming December 12-13, in Monterey, California. Costco, with annual fresh produce sales of $4 billion, will sponsor two half-day events providing certified organic... more »

Clif Bar ag director to keynote Organic, non-GMO Forum

Matthew Dillon, senior director of agricultural policy and programs for Clif Bar, will be the keynote speaker at Organic & Non-GMO Forum, to be held Oct. 29-30 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch. Clif Bar,... more »

Organic products group hosted in farm tour visits

Members of the California Organic Products Advisory Committee (COPAC) and CCOF – a  leader in advancing organic agriculture – hosted an organic farm tour for the offices of state and federal elected officials and California... more »

MSU field day features organic farming challenges, solutions

Join a team of Michigan State University researchers to learn about organic vegetable management on Sept. 19, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Kellogg Biological Station, 9701 N 40th St, Hickory Corners, MI 49060.... more »

SSAWG conference site, dates set

The Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference will be January 23-26, 2019, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s 28th annual conference is for serious organic and sustainable producers, farm... more »

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