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Thanks to all who contributed to a successful 2013 MOSES Conference!
Information on this page pertains to the 2013 event. Look for details in December about the 2014 MOSES Conference Feb. 27-March 1, 2014-- our 25th anniversary!
2013 MOSES ORGANIC FARMING CONFERENCE
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2013 Organic University™
Pre-Conference, Full-Day, In-Depth Courses
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 | 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(prior to the MOSES Organic Farming Conference)
At the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis.
$170 (Jan. 17-Feb. 13)
Afternoon Courses: $50
Dig in to your favorite farming topic by taking an all-day course at the MOSES Organic University! Course presenters are experts in their fields. They are farmers, professors or agricultural professionals who share their knowledge and experience with you through these courses and the companion resource books.
NOTE: Certified Crop Advisors CEUs are available for many courses Continuing Education Units (CEU). Click here for the complete list.
- Adding Meat to Your Potatoes Dominic Palumbo, Moon in the Pond Farm
- SOLD OUT Small Farm Profitability: Tools & Tactics Josh Volk, Slow Hand Farm
- SOLD OUT Building Healthy Soils for Healthy Crops Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University and Lori Hoagland, Purdue University
- SOLD OUT Successful Long-Term High Tunnel Management John Biernbaum and Adam Montri of Michigan State University
- Breed Your Own Low-Input, High-Profit Cattle Herd Steve Campbell
- Art and Science of Organic Seed Production John Navazio and Nash Huber of Organic Seed Alliance
- SOLD OUT Increase Crop Yields by 10% Gary Zimmer, Midwest Bio Ag and Jeff Moyer, Rodale Institute
- Add Value through Organic Food Processing Jim Riddle, U of Minn. and Carla Wright, Organic Processing Institute
- Cultivating Organic Fruits and Markets Perry-O & David Sliwa, Sliwa Meadow Farm, Maury Wills, Wills Family Orchard, Rachel Henderson & Anton Ptak, Mary Dirty Face Farm
- Catch the Buzz: Organic Beekeeping Ross Conrad, author Natural Beekeeping and Aaron Brin, organic inspector and beekeeper
Pre-Conference Afternoon Courses
Concurrent to the Organic University, two half-day courses are being offered this year on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Note: You cannot attend these if you are attending another Organic University course.
- SOLD OUT Quality Of Life: Tools for a Healthy Farm Partnership Atina Diffley, farmer and author
- In Her Boots: Crafting Your Farm Education Mission for Women, by Women Panel
The OU began in 2001 with six courses dealing with transitioning to organic, organic transplant production, soil management, organic market gardening, organic livestock production, and an introduction to organic farming. Read more about the OU and its HISTORY!