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Upcoming MOA Events

2021 Mid-Amerca Organic Conference

March 2 - 3 | 7 AM - 5 PM

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Community Calendar

January

BF 205: Social Media & Online Marketing

January 14, 21, 28 | 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  | $ |Online
February 4 & 11 | 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  | $ | Online

Are you struggling with questions like what do hashtags do, how to start selling online, are webpages still useful, and more? This new, 5-week course is designed to improve your understanding of social media, online marketing ideas, and tools that may increase sales and increase awareness about your business. All webinars will be recorded and shared for later viewing. Hosted by Cornell Small Farms Program.

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Fridays on the Farm: Selecting Corn Hybrids that fit the Organic and Transitional System
January 15 | 11 a.m – 12 p.m. | Virtual

Is your operation trying new inputs or row spacing? Have you heard about the advantages of flex ear hybrids in an organic system and want to know more? Join the conversation and ask your toughest questions. Hosted by the Organic Farm Team.

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Developing Your Agricultural Business Enterprise
January 18, 25 | 10 a.m. – Noon | Online
February 1 & 8| 10 a.m. – Noon | Online

These workshops will help you discover potential opportunities in developing your agribusiness enterprise whether it be a value-added venture, agritourism, organic and sustainable agriculture or traditional commodity production. Scheduled for Monday mornings. Hosted by SCORE Twin Cities.

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Raising Money for Your Farm Through Value-Added Producer Grants Webinar
January 19 |  10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Online

USDA Value-Added Producer grants present a great opportunity to access federal money to grow your farm business. FFI Director Tera Johnson will interview renowned VAPG writer and consultant Jim Gage of JDG Consulting to help you better understand how a VAPG could help your business and if you should be writing one right now.

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Small Farm Webinar Series: Exploring Cover Crops and No-Till in Tomato & Pepper Production Systems

January 21 |  Noon  | Online

The Illinois University Extension presents these online workshops that give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability.

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OGRAIN: Variety selection and disease management in organic food-grade grain production

January 22 | 12 – 1:30 p.m. | Online

Each week will feature a topic related to organic grain production. Brief presentations will be followed by open discussion. Participation is free, but pre-registration will be required for each session. Presented by Julie Dawson, WW-Madison, Darcy Telenko, Purdue University, and John Wepking, Meadowlark Organics.

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Small Farm Webinar Series:  Augmentative Biological Control in Protected Culture and Greenhouses

January 28 |  Noon  | Online

The Illinois University Extension presents these online workshops that give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability.

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February

Sustainable Farming Association Annual Conference

February 8 – 11 | $ | Online

This year’s conference will be a virtual event with interactive online programming featuring the shared wisdom of the sustainable farming community and, where possible, local in-person gatherings – “meet ups” – that conform to COVID-19 guidelines.

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March

Show Me Hemp Conference

March 1 | Double Tree by Hilton Hotel

Join the Show-Me Hemp Association team for a day of education and networking. The theme of the conference is “Bringing the Market to You” and will feature business owners and industry leaders who can help growers find buyers for their products.

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