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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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To register call Illinois Stewardship Alliance at 217-528-1563
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 […]