Getting Started with Organic Field Crops

Date: March 12, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: webinar
Contact: Dan Rossman: 989-875-5233 or rossman@anr.msu.edu

This two hour Adobe Connect webinar is a part of the ongoing “2014 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series.” MSU Extension educator Dan Rossman will present information on organic field crop production for beginning farmers and also for current producers who are interested in transitioning to organic field crops. Organic certification, organic trends, demand, specific market opportunities, prices and potential profitability, rotations and crop options, risk, land selection and securing, equipment suggestions, soil building and fertility, weed control, pest management, seed sourcing, resources and mentors will be topics included. Questions and discussions will take place through the webinar ‘chat’ function. Supporting written materials will be available for download during and after the webinar. Participants will receive the webinar URL after their registration and payment is received. A recording of the webinar will be made available to registered participants.

Visit the Getting Started with Organic Field Crops registration page for more information.