Organics 101: An Introduction to Organic Crop Production
All Ohio grain and horticulture crop farmers who are looking for information on organic crop production are encouraged to attend this workshop. “Organics 101: An Introduction to Organic Crop Production” will present the latest and best recommendations for organic farming. The program will include OSU researchers and organic farmers who together will present the latest and best recommendations for transitioning to organic crop production. Participants will learn about the organic certification standards and the certification process, soil biology, crop rotations and pest management in organic cropping systems. The economics of organic production, sources for approved production inputs, and the marketing of organic crops will also be discussed. University scientists and farmers will lead sessions on these and other topics and will answer questions from farmers considering organic production. For more information and registration information visit http://www.oeffa.org
Location: Ohio Department of Agriculture, 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Date: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.