Opportunities in Organic Farming
September 08, 2017 | 9:00am - 4:00pm | PrairiErth Farm 2047 2100th Road Atlanta, Ill. 61723 | Free
The MOSES Organic Farmers of the Year, the Bishops, showcase their diverse livestock, crop, and vegetable operations, sharing their organic management practices and reasons for choosing them, and highlight the on-farm research they’re doing. The field day will begin with a tour of Dave’s livestock operation. The second half of the day will focus on Hans and Katie’s vegetable operation. Additional presenters will talk about legislative initiatives relevant to farmers, opportunities with universities, lending institutions, and more to encourage farmers to transition to organic.