2017 Organic Field Days

2017 WIU Allison Farm Field Day: Capturing the Benefits of Biodiversity in Agriculture MACOMB, IL — The Western Illinois University 2017 Allison Organic Research and Demonstration Field Day is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 11 at the farm north of the WIU-Macomb campus. This year’s theme is “Capturing the Benefits of Biodiversity in Agriculture.” According to […]

IOGA Organic Fest

Register Here No need to be an IOGA member to come out and celebrate organic/sustainable farming and food. This event will be a potluck so please bring a dish to share, bonus points if you incorporate local, in season, farm-fresh, organic/sustainable ingredients (or any combination of the above). This event will be a caual affair […]

Illinois Local Grains and Local Markets- Workshop & Field Day

Register Here Presentations and discussions in this workshop are designed to raise awareness of the potential for regionally adapted grain to serve growing local and regional markets. The program will begin at 8:00 a.m. with presentations starting at 8:30 a.m. Speakers include Bill Davison from Illinois Extension, Allison Krill-Brown from the Department of Crop Sciences-University of Illinois, […]

USDA Organic Farming 2014 Survey and Results

USDA Organic Survey NASS is excited to announce the upcoming release of the 2014 Organic Survey results on August 31 at Noon ET. This report will provide the latest data for all known U.S. organic producers that are certified, exempt from certification, and transitioning to organic production. In addition, NASS will conduct an organic survey in fiscal year 2016, which […]

WIU Allison Research Farm Organic Field Day

The 2015 Allison Organic Research Farm field day will take place on Thursday, August 13th at the Dakin and Allison Farms in southwest Warren County, Illinois. Presentations related to this year’s theme, New Opportunities in Organic Farming, will begin at the Dakin Farm at 9 am. The keynote presentation First Generation Organics on a Multi-Generation […]