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 […]

Spring 2013 Field Days

IOGA has the following field days scheduled for spring 2013: Getting Started with Treatment-Free Beekeeping May 18 at Acbees Apiaries near Waverly, IL 12:30 – 4:00 PM The Illinois Organic Growers Association and University of Illinois Extension are co-sponsoring a hands-on field day, Getting Started with Treatment-Free Beekeeping, on May 18, 2013, near Waverly, IL, […]

News from IL Organic Growers Association: Educational Events, Growers Sought, Land Available

Dear Illinois Organic Grower: We had a very successful conference Jan 10-11. Thanks to all who presented, attended workshops, came to our annual meeting, and/or stopped by our booth. Annual meeting notes will be sent out next week. In the meantime, here are some more upcoming events, people looking for organic producers, and other items […]

Organic Track at IL Specialty Growers, Agritourism, and Organic Conference Jan 10-11, 2013

Come join us at the IL Specialty Growers, Agritourism, and Organic Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield on January 10-11, 2013. Below are descriptions of the sessions in the two organic tracks. Click for a full conference program including times, non-organic sessions, and January 9 pre-conference workshops. Submit this form by December 28, […]

Report on IOGA Annual Business Meeting

January 12, 2012 4:00-5:00 Welcome and Review of 2011 Ellen Phillips opened the meeting and welcomed attendees. She introduced the moderator, Jack Erisman. Jack provided introductory comments and asked Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant to share the 2011 accomplishments. Deborah thanked Carol Elder to all of her expertise and support during 2011 and thanked her for the preparation […]