Consider Joining us for…
Organic events during Agriculture and Natural Resources Week at Michigan State University March 8-10, 2017 at MSU Brody Complex.
(Park in garage at 219 S. Hagadorn St, East Lansing MI)
Field Crop Education Day
Offered by Herbrucks, Wednesday, March 8, 2017 9:00-3:00 p.m.
- soil science
- market trends
- managing your organic product deliveries
Click here for more information and registration https://www.herbrucks.com/events
Thursday, March 9 – 8:30-5:30 pm
Three day long sessions. You choose one and focus on that topic:
1. Organic Weed, Insect and Disease Management for the Diversified Vegetable Farm
2. Successful Organic Gardening: Growing Nutrient Dense Vegetables in a Changing Climate—A Comprehensive In-Depth Discussion
3.The Changing Face of Organic Field Crop Marketing
Organic Reporting Session
March 10- 8:30-5:00
A focus on Cover Crop Options and Challenges in Organic Systems.
Featuring Presentations by:
Dr. Alan Sundermeier from Ohio State University on their long term field trials with organic (3 levels) and conventional (3 levels of inputs)
Ms. Colleen Forestieri, Conservation Technician in Van Buren Conservation District with Alan Molter, Molter Family Orchards Organic Farm in Van Buren who is hosting on-farm trials with cover crop mixes and aerial planting.
Join us for a Facilitated Discussion and plan of priorities for future cover crop research to serve organic farmers.
*Organic and locally food offered during breaks. Lunch is at Brody Cafe.