Come to our aMaizeing field days to learn how the plant breeding landscape has evolved over the past century to change how varieties are owned and protected by intellectual property (IP) rights. Learn about how changes in IP rights and consolidation of the seed industry have reduced the availability and diversity of seed available to […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Register Here You’re invited to Organic Fest 2015, hosted by Illinois Organic Growers Association. Join us to celebrate the season with food, fun, and festivities. All are welcome! When: Thursday, August, 13th immediately following the WIU Allison Organic Farm Field Day. Where: Allison Organic Farm in Warren County Time: Networking begins at 4:00 p.m., […]
OFRF’s 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers will begin landing in e-mail boxes across the U.S. on July 9th, asking all certified organic farmers in the U.S. to share their experiences, and let the science community know what areas of research are most needed to advance organic farming. Organic farmers rely on cutting-edge science to […]