Cedar Falls Workshop

Join the Iowa Organic Association for its 2017 Organic Transition Workshop in Cedar Falls!      

Here is the schedule for the event on Saturday, March 11th: 

9:45 AM Registration
10:00 AM Welcome and Introduction from Scott Ausborn, President of the Iowa Organic Association
10:15 AM Economics of Organic Grain Rotations and for the Transition Period, and the Organic Certification Process   Presented by IOA Board Members Margaret Smith and former IOA President Matt Miller
12:00 PM Break for Lunch
12:45 PM Transitioning to Organic Grain Production - Strategies, Considerations, Equipment, Weed Control, & Fertility Management       Presented by IOA Board Member, Paul Mugge
2:00 PM Crop Insurance Specialist
2:30 PM Final questions and Farewell 

 

According to the most recent USDA survey, Iowa has over 600 organic farms with approximately 100,000 certified organic acres. Though Iowa leads the nation in organic corn organic soybean, and organic oat production, overall, U.S. market demand has outpaced supply.

“The Iowa Organic Association (IOA) is prepared to help Iowa farmers transition some or all of their grain operation to certified organic to help capture part of this growing market,” shares organic grain farmer Matt Miller, outgoing president of the Iowa Organic Association. 

Cost is $10. Includes lunch.  Please register below.

WHEN
March 11, 2017 at 10am - 2:30pm
WHERE
University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education
UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education Room 115
Jennings Dr.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
United States
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CONTACT
Toby Cain · · 563-419-8003
2 RSVPS

Will you come?

$10.00 Workshop Registration
Please indicate how many people will be attending with you ($10/person. Includes lunch)