Submitted by Jeff Hake on Thu, 10/23/2014 – 7:53am Harvest season is in full swing right now across the state as the grain crops finally dry down. I was fortunate enough to get Wyatt Muse’s take on a few questions about grains and our upcoming Specialty and Organic Grains Training Intensive in between his many hours out […]
Michelle Wander, soil science professor at the University of Illinois, discusses how farmers can measure their progress and leverage that progress for future growth.
Submitted by Cara Cummings on Sun, 11/09/2014 – 8:46pm This past Saturday afternoon was chilly, and although the last of the garden beds waited to be mulched, the garlic that needed to be planted sat on my counter, and the chicken’s water was still at risk of freezing, I decided to wait for a warmer […]
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 of PrairiErth Farm delivers a presentation on the importance of diversity in organic farming systems.