The following news piece features Laura Paine, a Grazing and Organic Agriculture Specialist at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Paine is currently in the midst of a four-year NCR-SARE project on grass-based dairy products. The project brings farmers, researchers, processors and chefs together to explore the potential of grass-fed dairy products.
Source: WisBusiness.com (http://www.wisbusiness.com/index.iml?Article=262830)
MADISON – When Laura Paine discusses her job at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection...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
The news story below features the Iowa Organic Conference and organizer, Kathleen Delate, a NCR-SARE grant program recipient. To read more about Delate's NCR-SARE grant projects, go here and type "Delate" in the search box.
Source: The Farmer
If you are interested in organic agriculture either as a producer, consumer or otherwise, plan to attend the 11th Annual Iowa Organic Conference to be held Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus at Ames. The day-long event offers many educational opportunities for those interested...Read More
The story below features a Practical Farmers of Iowa field day, sponsored, in part, by NCR-SARE.
Source: Wallaces Farmer
Health-conscious consumers are driving a growing demand for organic, locally produced food. Emmetsburg farmers Harn Soper, Jarret Herke and Tony Pille invite you to Soper Farms to see how they are taking advantage of this new market by adding an organic vegetable and grass-fed livestock enterprise to their farm as well as their efforts to reduce energy consumption and chemical inputs while increasing profitability. Learn more about their endeavors...Read More