The 2012 Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference is scheduled for December 3rd & 4th at the Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls, SD.
Topics that will be addressed are diverse and range from Biological Control and Pasture Management to Vegetable Production.
- Joshua Dukart, ND Farmer and Rancher
- Laura Edwards, SDSU Climate Specialist
- Dale Mutch, Michigan State Agronomist
- Chris Bruening, UNL Associate Professor
All are welcome to this conference. This is a public event for those currently producing organically, those...Read More
Dr. Mark Hutchinson from the University of Maine will present a compost workshop for livestock mortalities on October 1, 2012 at the SDSU Southeast Research Farm in Beresford, SD. This is also a good opportunity to learn about principles of composting in general. This workshop is supported, in part, by the South Dakota SARE State Professional Development Program.
To preregister contact Ruth Stevens, phone (605) 563-2989; email Ruth.Stevens@sdstate.edu Cost is $25 for preregistration and $35 for registration at the door.
Registration starts at 9:30 AM; Program...Read More
In 2011, the South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award program recognized South Dakota NCR-SARE grant recipient, Todd Mortenson & Family, for their outstanding stewardship and conservation practices. On June 21, 2012, the Mortenson's will offer a tour of their ranch to share more about their conservation efforts and be presented with an award as part of the Leopold Conservation Award Ranch Tour.
"After seeing their range run out decades ago, the Mortensons changed grazing practices and not only increased their ability to raise cattle but also brought back wildlife, water, and...Read More
The new feature below highlights the 2011 Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference. NCR-SARE is co-sponsoring this event.
Source: Madison Daily Leader
The 2011 Sioux Falls Organic Agriculture Conference will be held at the Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls on Dec. 5-6. Partners in sponsoring the event include SDSU Extension and the USDA's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education programs.
"We're including a strong lineup of speakers and guests for the conference. Along with organic producers we encourage anyone...Read More