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2019 Indiana Organic Grain Farmer Meeting

Location: Lafayette, IN
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DAY ONE:

On March 6, a full-day workshop focused on transitioning to organic grain production will be offered.  The workshop is designed for farmers exploring a transition of acreage to organic grain production and those with ground in transition.  Presentations and farmer panel discussions will cover:

  • Certification and transition process

  • National Organic Program

  • Organic and transitional crop budgets and markets

  • Basics of organic grain production

  • Transition strategies. 

DAY TWO:

On March 7, we will build on a successful 2018 meeting with breakout sessions, farmer panels, networking time, and an industry trade show.  Topics will cover:

  • Weed management

  • Soil fertility and crop rotations

  • Organic hay production

  • Organic crop insurance options

  • Value-added food-grade production and markets

  • Stored grain management, and more.