Growing PA Organic Farms

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December 13, 2016 8:00am to December 14, 2016 12:30pm




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Michele Brookins

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December 13-14, 2016 is the GPOF

Educational farm conference focused on organic production practices. In-depth presentations on current organic farming issues by speakers from universities and institutions with accomplished organic research programs, successful organic farmers and farm industry representatives dedicated to organic production. Sessions will include topics on animal health, dairy, pastured livestock, fruits, vegetables, grains (heritage), soil health, pest and weed control.

The intent of this conference is to annually support Northeast and Mid-Atlantic organic farms with information and discussion on the best of the available organic farming practices. The conference is a collaboration of private, public and government agencies: PA Dept. of Agriculture, Rodale Institute, PA Certified Organic (PCO), Organic Valley Dairy, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA Certified organic farmers, Consumer Advocacy Groups and PA Farm Link.

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