GMO in Organic produced grains A way to combat the problem before it get to your fields

Here is a link to a web site to read how to work to combat the GMO cross contamination issue from visiting your farm produced grains.

Snow has stopped here on the shores of the Platte river in Dodge county.

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Food safety for organic vegetble producers

Microbial Food Safety Issues of Organic Foods
December 06, at 11:00 PM CST. Francisco Diez will discuss some of the problems associated with foodborne pathogen contamination. In particular, the susceptibility of fresh
produce to contamination and the need for organic sanitizers. Francisco Diez is a Food Microbiologist and Professor at the Department of Food Science and Nutrition of the University of Minnesota where he conducts research on control of foodborne pathogens and teaches courses on Food Safety and Microbiology. He has been investigating the safety of organic foods for more than 10 years. Register for the webinar. http://www.extension.org/pages/61477/microbial-food-safety-issues-of-organic-foods-webinar

A little head training in SD to consider

The regional meeting for Organic producers held in SD is later this week.

 

Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference 

December 5-6. Sioux Falls, SD. The Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference is a great opportunity for information exchange among and between farmers and those who work with organic agriculture. This conference is open to all – especially organic producers, those interestedin possibly transitioning to organic systems, and those otherwise interested in
organic farming or adding value to their farm products. http://mosesorganic.org/attachments/events/12.5SiouxFallsOrganicConference.pdf

A little head training in SD to consider

A little head training in SD to consider.

 

Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference 

December 5-6. Sioux Falls, SD. The Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference is a great opportunity for information exchange among and between farmers and those who work with organic agriculture. This conference is open to all – especially organic producers, those interestedin possibly transitioning to organic systems, and those otherwise interested in
organic farming or adding value to their farm products. http://mosesorganic.org/attachments/events/12.5SiouxFallsOrganicConference.pdf

Soil seminar Do you know what is happening below the ground

Here is a primer on soil activity to review what is happening on you fields all season long.
Soil Webinar
December 06, at 10:00 AM CST. Dr.Krisanna Machtmes will give a presentation on soil basics — what you need to do in order to grow productive blueberry crops. http://www.extension.org/learn/event/336