Organic Field Days and Trainings In Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin

MOSES has organized over 20 field days and trainings this summer in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin to help you grow organic successfully! You can register for these events in three easy ways! 1. Register online today! 2. Call MOSES: (715) 778-5775. 3. Email: angie@mosesorganic.org Learn more about these dynamic and educational events below!

J U N E

22nd Organic Dairy Pasture Walk, Lansing, IA
Kruse Family Organic Dairy Farm, Mark and Marcia Kruse; 1pm – 4pm. Cropland to pasture conversion. Grazing management. Manure management. Organic herd health and organic certification. Free.
Register Online!

J U L Y

10th Scaling Up your Vegetable Production, Grayslake, IL
Sandhill Organics, Peg and Matt Schaeffer; 1pm – 4pm. Highlighting equipment and methods to produce 15-20 acres of vegetables from planting through post harvest handling. Free.
Register Online!

12th-14th WI Farm Technology Days, Marshfield, WI
Largest outdoor agricultural event in Wisconsin. Come visit the MOSES booth.
Learn more at www.wifarmtechnologydays.com

16th Integrated Pest Management for the Organic Orchard, La Crescent, MN
Hoch Orchard and Gardens; 9am – 4pm. An in-depth look at management strategies, monitoring systems and controls for diseases and insects in a certified organic apple orchard. $30/per farm.
Register Online!

17th High & Low Tunnels for Extended Season Vegetables, Farmington, MN
Organic Field School at Gardens of Eagan; 10am – 4pm. Covering aspects of incorporating high and low tunnels into vegetable operations. $50/person.
Register Online!

24th In Her Boots: Sustainable Farming for Women, By Women, Brooklyn, WI
Still Point Farm, Jen Lynch and Clare Stone Fehsenfeld; 9:30am – 4:30pm. Value-added food enterprises; micro- greens and cut flowers. $20/person.
Register Online!

30th 8th Annual Kickapoo Country Fair, La Farge, WI
Organic Food and Sustainability Festival. Come visit the MOSES booth.
Learn more at www.organicvalley.coop/kickapoo.

A U G U S T

2nd-4th Farm Fest, Redwood County, MN
Outdoor agricultural event. Come visit the MOSES booth.
Learn more at http://farmshows.com/FFST/index.html

17th In Her Boots: Sustainable Farming for Women, By Women, Montevideo, MN
Moonstone Farm, Audrey Arner; 9:30am – 4:30pm. Livestock and grass-fed meat operations; rotational grazing; agritourism; permaculture and land stewardship. $20/person.
Register Online!

21st In Her Boots: Sustainable Farming for Women, By Women, Herbster, WI
Elsewhere Farm, Claire Hintz; 9:30am – 4:30pm. Permaculture; perennial fruits; greenhouse season extensions. $20/person.
Register Online!

23rd In Her Boots: Sustainable Farming for Women, By Women, Elk Mound, WI
Holm Girls Dairy, Mariann Holm and Daughters; 9:30am – 4:30pm. Organic dairy; managing a family business. $20/person.
Register Online!

24th Organic Dairy Pasture Walk, Arcadia, WI
Weimer Family Organic Dairy Farm, John and Kay Weimer; 1pm – 4pm. Cropland to pasture conversion. Grazing management. Manure management. Organic herd health and organic certification. Free.
Register Online!

30th – September 1st Farm Progress Show, Decatur, IL
58th annual agricultral showcase. Come visit the MOSES booth.
Learn more at http://www.farmprogressshow.com/

S E P T E M B E R

7th Organic Dairy Pasture Walk and Farm Tour, Spencer, WI
James Yoder Organic Dairy Farm; 1pm-4pm. Organic Pasture Management, Organic Feed Production, Humates/Humus Production, Herd Health, and Organic Certification. Sponsored by Horizon Organic. Free.
Register Online!

9th Organic Row Crops, Grains and Forages, Pana, IL
Goldmine Farms, Jack Erisman; 1pm – 4pm. Overview of fertility, weed and pest management of organic corn (yellow and specialty corn), beans, small grains and forages. Free.
Register Online!

11th In Her Boots: Sustainable Farming for Women, By Women, East Troy, WI
Michael Fields Agriculture Institute; 9:30am – 4:30pm. Vegetable production and harvesting; food preservation and eating local year-round; new culinary approaches to vegetables. $20/person.
Register Online!

S A V E  T H E   D A T E S

Dec. 9-10, 2011 Fearless Farm Finances, La Crosse, WI
A two-day workshop to help you work with the financial information that matters on your farm.

Feb. 23-25, 2012 23rd Annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference, La Crosse, WI

MOSES sponsors Practical Farmers of Iowa field days.
i Visit www.practicalfarmers.org

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