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, […]

Crop Cycle

            BELOW IS THE 2015 CROP CYCLE INFORMATION– Stay tuned for 2016 information! The Illinois Organic Growers Association will be hosting a bike-to-farm tour event this fall in Champaign County. Take a ride through 7 organic farms and experience the beautiful views of the countryside, enjoy fresh food and meet […]

IL Specialty Growers, Agritourism, and Organic Conference Information

Important Information Regarding the ILLINOIS SPECIALTY GROWERS, AGRITOURISM, AND ORGANIC CONFERENCE on January 7 – 9, 2015 in Springfield, IL: There are two Organic tracks on the 8th and 9th, which include a myriad of topics including Grain production, Sundry issues, Vegetable production, Fruit production, Soil and Fertility, and Livestock and Forage systems.  If you have been looking […]