Iowa Organic Conference, a joint effort between Iowa State University and the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability, will be held Nov. 19-20 on the Universtity of Iowa campus in Iowa City. Producers and experts from across the country will share tips for transitioning into organic production and methods to enhance organic operations.
Farmers looking to transition to organic production need specialized training that can be provided through an Iowa State University course titled Transitioning to Organic Agriculture. The 16-week course was taught during the Spring 2017 semester by Kathleen Delate, professor and extension organic specialist in horticulture and agronomy.
The 16th annual Iowa Organic Conference will be Nov. 13-14 on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. The conference is a joint effort between Iowa State University and the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability.
A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach titled "Crop Rotations, Composting and Cover Crops for Organic Vegetable Production" provides detailed information on those three important aspects of organic production.
Aronia melanocarpa is a perennial, deciduous shrub, native to the eastern half of the United States.