News Archive


Field Day: Hamilton County Farm Crawl & Ag-Experience Bus Tour - Aug 6 (Aug 2023)

Field Day: Iowa Cover Crop Diversification and Organic Transition - July 10 (July 2023)

Webinar: Iowa NRCS Organic Management Practice Standard  May 31 (May 2023)

Field Day: Roller-Crimping Demo with Polk County Soil & Water Conservation - May 27 (May 2023)

Webinar: USDA NRCS Support for Organic Transition - May 22 (May 2023)

Workshop: IDALS and FSA Organic Resources – Feb 28 (Feb 2023)

Workshop: Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) & Produce Safety Rule – Feb 21 (Feb 2023)

Webinar: Farming for Good Health with Nick Wallace & 99 Counties – Feb 14 (Feb 2023)

Webinar: Crop Insurance for Organic Producers with Allen Smith – Feb 7 (Feb 2023)

Webinar: Chemical Trespass Claim Process with Larry Steinbronn – Jan 31 (Jan 2023)

USDA RMA Road Show: Organic Crop Insurance Workshop in Davenport (& Virtual) – Jan 24 (Jan 2023)

Webinar: Dicamba and Glyphosate Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessments – Jan 17 (Jan 2023)

Webinar: Regenerative Organic Certification — January 10th (Jan 2023)


Webinar: New Crop Insurance Options for Organic Producers - Nov 16th (Nov 2022)

Webinar: NRCS CSP Works for Organic Producers - Oct 4th (Oct 2022)

Organic Workshop & Farm Tour -- Tools for Organic Transition and Production in Cherokee - Aug 31st (Aug 2022)

Organic Transition and Diverse Production Systems at Three Sisters Farm in Williams - Aug 24th (Aug 2022)

Webinar: Valent Biosciences - Aug 9th (Aug 2022)

Organic Prairie Farm Management & Seed Production in Williamsburg - Aug 8th (Aug 2022)

FLOLO Farms Showcasing Organic Practices, Research and Resources in West Union - July 22nd (July 2022)

To Till or Not to Till? Building Soil Organically - a workshop for ag advisors by OATS in Keota - July 18th (July 2022)

Growing Organic Expertise with DMACC at Aaron Lehman's Farm in Polk City - July 14th (July 2022)

Growing Organic Expertise with NIACC at Ash Grove Farm in Hampton – June 27th (June 2022) 

IOA Field Day: Organic Vegetable Production for Healthy Foods and Healthy Communities with Organic Greens – June 24th (June 2022)

Webinar: FSA Farmer Loan Programs – May 24th (May 2022)

An Intro to Organics Field Day on Aaron Lehman’s Farm, Polk City – Mar 8th (March 2022)

Rodale Institute Farming Systems Trials Research Overview with Dr. Yichao Rui - Feb 15th (Feb 2022)

Tending to the Microbial Life of your Soil with Chris Trump - Feb 8th (Feb 2022) 

Organic Grass Milk Dairy Farming with Joe Langmeier - Feb 1st (Feb 2022)

Economics of Soil Health Systems with Dr. Elizabeth Rieke - Jan 25th (Jan 2022)

Weed Management in an Organic Operation with Matt Miller - Jan 18th (Jan 2022)

Food as Medicine, A Systems Perspective with Dr. Andy Nish – Tue, Jan 11th (Jan 2022)


IOA 2021 Annual Meeting - Thurs, Dec 9 (Nov 2021)

No Spray Field Signs for Sale (Sep 2021)

Webinar: Avé Organics New Fertilizer Options - Wed, Sep 1 (Aug 2021)

Dakota City Organic Elevator Site Visit & Luncheon - Wed, Aug 18 @ 11 a.m. (Aug 2021)

IOA Webinar: Developing a Meat Co-op - Wed, July 22 (July 2021)

IOA Webinar: The Past, Present and the Future of Agriculture: From the Dawn of Agriculture to the Present Day - Tues, June 22 (May 2021)

"Spotlight on Organics" Webinar: Capital and Collaboration - Putting Farmers First in the Transition to Organic Agriculture, Tues, May 25 (May 2021)

"Spotlight on Organics" Webinar: Protect your Crops from Pesticide Damage with DRIFTWATCH - Tues, May 11 (Apr 2021)

IOA Webinar: Planning Carcass Use as Part of Direct Marketing - Tues, May 8 (Apr 2021)

"Spotlight on Organics" Webinar: Improving Water Quality through Organic Production with Dr. Delate - Wed, April 12 (Mar 2021)

"Spotlight on Organics" Webinar: Organic as a Climate Solution with Paul Mugge, organic farmer - Tues, April 13 (Mar 2021)

ACTION ALERT: Contact your legislator to help expand small and mid-size meat processing in Iowa (Mar 2021)

"Spotlight on Organics" Webinar: Organic farming and the 2020 western IA drought (Feb 2021)

"Spotlight on Organics" Webinar: Seedling starts, tips and tricks from an organic vegetable farmer (Feb 2021)

IOA Webinar: Crop Insurance options for organic operations (Feb 2021)

IOA Webinar: Growing Organic Expertise - January and Feb 2021 Workshops (Jan 2021)


Growing Stronger Together: A Collaborative Conference on Organic and Sustainable Farming (Dec 2020)

MOSES ORGANIC BROADCASTER: Demand for organic pork creates opportunity for producers plus processors (Dec 2020)

IOA 2020 Annual Meeting - Tues, Dec 1 (Nov 2020)

2019 USDA Organic Survey Results:  Iowa farming gets greener as demand for organic...grows (Oct 2020)

IOA Webinar: Bryce Irlbeck, An organic transition experience - Mon, Nov 10 @ Noon (Oct 2020)

Take Action >> Help inform the National Organic Program! (Sep 2020)

Welcome Olga Reding! IOA's New Organic Field Coordinator (Sep 2020)

Action Alert: Restore Organic Certification Cost Share Funding Levels (Aug 2020)

Derecho Resources (July 2020)

IOA is Hiring a Field Coordinator (June 2020) 

PFI Virtual Field Day: Live Roller-Crimper and Weed Zapper Demo (Part 2) - Thurs, July 2 @ 1:30 p.m. (May 2020)

PFI Virtual Field Day:  Approaching Oats as a Cash Crop - Wed, July 1 @ 1 p.m. (May 2020)

PFI Virtual Field Day:  Flame Weeding and Crop Rotation for Weed Control - Tues, June 30 @ 10 a.m. (May 2020)

PFI Virtual Field Day: Early Season Organic Weed Control - Thurs, June 25 @ 7:30 p.m. (May 2020)

PFI Virtual Field Day: Live Roller-Crimper and Weed Zapper Demonstration (part 1) - June 2 (May 2020)

IOA Webinar: Growing Hemp in Iowa:  Part 2 (Apr 2020)

IOA Webinar: Crop Insurance and Whole Farm Revenue Protection for Organic Producers (Mar 2020)

Growing Organic Expertise - February Workshop Series (Feb 2020)

IOA Webinar: Organic Markets with Mercaris (Jan 2020)


IOA Webinar: The Perennial Fund"New Resources for Organic Transition Loans" (Nov 2019)

IOA 2019 Annual Meeting and Presidential Forum (Nov 2019)

Early Morning Harvest Fall Open House, Panora (Nov 2019)

19th Annual Iowa Organic Conference, Iowa City (Nov 2019)

Growing Organic Expertise – October Workshops Wrap-up (Oct 2019)

Welcome Wendy Johnson to the IOA Team (Jul 2019)