Logan County FSA agents explain various federal programs available to organic grain producers including direct and guaranteed loan programs.
Todd Haab, crop insurance agent at Strategic Farm Marketing, describes the ins and outs of crop insurance for organic grain farmers and its favorable future.
Richard Ritter, VP of Ag Lending at Flanagan State Bank, delivers a hard hitting presentation on the realities of cash flow in organic and conventional grain systems.
Andrea Hazzard, organic farmer and owner of Hazzard Free Farm, delivers a presentation on strategies and tips for direct marketing grain products from farm to consumer.
Dave Bishop, organic farmer, and Barbara Barcal, organic grain merchandiser, deliver a presentation on the ins and outs of organic grain sales contracts, covering detailed information that every organic grain farmer must know.
Wyatt Muse, grain marketer for Clarkson Grain and organic farmer, delivers a presentation on emerging opportunities for diversified organic grain markets in Illinois, with a focus on marketing transitional grain.