Thu, 03/08/2018 – 3:06pm This week’s blog entry features a paper drafted by Dr. John Ikerd for his keynote address at the 2018 Organic Grain Conference. Held on February 1 in Champaign, IL, the Organic Grain Conference drew a crowd of 145 farmers, researchers, educators, advocates, and industry representatives for a day of learning and […]
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Michelle Wander, soil science professor at the University of Illinois, discusses how farmers can measure their progress and leverage that progress for future growth.
Bill Davison of University of Illinois Extension highlights the importance of protecting the local grain economy from large commercial interests and offers practical solutions for independent farmers.
Adam Davis of the USDA discusses the advantages to farmers and researchers of setting up a farmer-led research network in Illinois.
Richard Ritter of Flanagan State Bank discusses the size and breadth of the organic grains market.
Submitted by Taidghin O’Brien on Fri, 01/26/2018 – 11:10am As all of us at The Land Connection are gearing up for our 2nd Annual Organic Grain Conference & Trade Show on February 1st here in Champaign, I thought it was only fitting to feature organic grains in this week’s blog. I found out about The […]