Mark your calendars for 8 different Farm Commons farm law webinars from December through March.
Join us to learn about the legal complications and legal solutions for each of these subjects:
Overview of Farm Legal Issues: Dec. 2
Community Supported Agriculture Legal Issues: Dec. 17
Hosting On-farm Events: Jan. 13
Workers and Employees: Jan. 28
Selling Products to Large Buyers: Feb. 10
Starting a farm: Feb. 25
Adding Value to Farm Products: Mar. 10
Food Safety Liability and Regulations: Mar. 25
Read more and register at our Website: www.farmcommons.org/webinars
MOA's 11th Annual Conference
"An Organic Perspective: Facts & Fiction of GMOs"
December 12-14, 2013
Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell
Topics that will be covered include the facts and fiction of GMOs, breeding and saving seeds for organic systems, cover cropping for weed and pest control, improving the health of the soil, and other events and entertainment.
Among this year’s notable presenters are: Theresa Marquez of CROPP Cooperative and Organic Valley; Michel Cavigelli from the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Lab at the USDA Agricultural Research Service; John Navazio, author of The Organic Seed Grower: A Farmer’s Guide to Vegetable Seed Production; Martin Diffley, founder of Gardens of Eagan; and Bill Dyer, Professor and Researcher from the Weed Physiology lab at Montana State University
More information here.
35th Annual NPSAS Winter Conference
“Honoring Our Roots – Celebrating 35 Years”
January 23-25, 2014
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Best Western Ramkota
Keynote Speakers: Melinda Hemmelgarn, Food Sleuth & Will Winters, DVM
50 + Exhibitors (Exhibitor setup on Thursday and early Friday morning)
Entertainment & More
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Sustainable Foods Summit
January 22-23, 2014
Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, CA
For more info, visit http://www.sustainablefoodssummit.com/
7th Organic Seed Growers Conference
Innovation in the Field
January 30 - February 1, 2014 in Corvallis, Oregon
The biennial Organic Seed Growers Conference brings together hundreds of farmers, plant breeders, researchers, university extension, certifiers, food companies, seed production and distribution companies, and other organic stakeholders in two days of presentations, panel discussions, and networking events. There are also farm visits and short courses prior to the two-day conference.
Join us for this unique opportunity to trade knowledge, techniques, and ideas that strengthen our organic seed community – it’s the only event of its kind!
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