Harriet Behar, organic specialist with MOSES, delivers a presentation on crafting organic system plans for your grain farm.
Videos & Webinars
Gary McDonald, an organic consultant, delivers a presentation on weed management in organic grain cropping systems and how weed management is key to a successful yield.
Dave Bishop of PrairiErth Farm delivers a presentation on the importance of diversity in organic farming systems.
Introduction Illinois is known for its soil, and the swath of drummer silty clay loam, or black dirt, running across central Illinois, is considered some of the most fertile in the world. Despite the exceptionally productive soil, most farmers use conventional methods that employ synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides. Those methods, coupled with plowing, […]
Webinar: Social Media Marketing for Farmers, April 2014 After two live, full day workshops on Social Media Marketing for Farmers, our wonderful teacher, Kristi Waits, from Second Cup Media, was able to turn them into a webinar series – here are the 6 sessions we recorded live using google+ hangouts and youtube. Each video is […]
Marty Gray is the co-owner of Gray Farms Produce in Watseka, IL. We interviewed him on an icy day in February 2015, just as his protected crops were beginning to put on new growth with the lengthening days. Marty took us through his high tunnels and indicated the many pieces of equipment and infrastructure that […]