Location: University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center in St. Paul, MN.
9th Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference will be held on February 1-2, 2014 at University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55018. This is very near the State Fair Grounds.
Minnesota Food Association, Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women of Minnesota, USDA- Farm Service Agency and Natural Resource Conservation Service are the host agencies and along with our planning committee members and sponsors have joined together to bring you this conference.
This conference will send you home with hands-on, how to information in nearly every aspect of conservation tillage. Whether you are an experienced steward looking to fine-tune what you are doing, a crop consultant who helps growers, or a novice looking to get your feet wet, this conference is for you!
The conference is being offered by the University of Minnesota Extension. Find out more, here.
The Midwest Soil Health Summit will convene some of the most innovative farmers and researchers in the Upper Midwest for two days of networking, speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions ---all geared at improving the health of your soil. Offered by the Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota.
February 27-March 1, 2014 marks the date for the MOSES conference in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. The MOSES Conference has grown to become the country's foremost educational and networking event for the organic community. This year's event marks the 25th anniversary of this gathering.
Location: River's Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, MN
A day long session of learning about cover crops is being planned for Tuesday, March 18, 2014 for the Minnesota Cover Crop Symposium. The event is taking place from 9 a.m - 3:30 p.m. at the River's Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, MN.
This event is designed for ag retailers, crop consultants, and other ag industry representatives. It will also be useful for other farm advisors, including representatives of commodity groups, agriculture extension, state and federal agency staff, and relevant NGOs. The program will include information on the business opportunities related to cover crops and some factors ag businesses and other farm advisors (private or public section) should consider when working with farmers on cover crops.