[Ok-sus] Missouri Organic Association 2014 Advanced Market Growers Workshop
gkuepper at kerrcenter.com
Tue Dec 3 16:54:54 UTC 2013
This is shaping up to be a very good conference and it is not too far to travel. I attended last year and found it enormously helpful to me. The presentations cover organic & sustainable production, as you’d expect, but the sustainable living track is also addressing permaculture, hugelculture, heirloom seeds, straw-bale culture, and biochar. And don’t be fooled by the subtitle. There is a track for beginners as well.
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MOA is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides education to producers and consumers about the value of local organic and sustainably grown foods.
"Bringing together organic growers, gardeners, consumers, and all advocates of organic methods in a united effort to spread an understanding of the importance of a healthy food supply system, and to
promote the growth and eating of organic foods".
MOA 2014 Annual Conference
"ADVANCED YEAR-ROUND VEGETABLE PRODUCTION"
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3 Full Days- February 6-8, 2014
Season Extensions- High Tunnel Production Systems & Strategies
Types of Farming Businesses/ Prices/ Profits & Business Strategies
Farm Economics vs. Crop Economics- $ / Sq. Ft. / Weeks
Breaking through Concrete
Using and Maintaining the Correct Tools and Farm Machinery
Components & Designs of Successful Farms- The Nuts & Bolts of Year-Round Farming
Tools & Techniques for Intensive Vegetable Production
Seeds / Soil / Compost / Crop Rotations/ Cover Crops
Implementing the Bio-Extensive Method for Market Farming
Take Home “How-To” Manual written by Presenters ($30 value)
To Register: <http://cts.vresp.com/c/?YourCompanyName/b8af260151/1c31556daf/c7913e9150> www.MOAConference.org
Take advantage of this very special event! Learn how to grow your business from all the top horticulture production trainers... All in one place at one time!
• Mike Bollinger– (formerly with Elliot Coleman), Four Seasons Tools, Decorah, IA
• Joel Dufour– Earth Tools, Frankfort, KY
• Greg Garbos- Four Seasons Tools, KC MO
• Katherine Kelly, Executive Director, Cultivate KC, Kansas City, MO
• Michael Kilpatrick– Kilpatrick Family Farms, Middle Granville, N.Y.
• George Kuepper- Director, Kerr Sustainable Center, Poteau OK
• Adam Montri- Hoophouse Outreach Specialist- University of MN
• Edwin Monty- Executive Director EAT South, Montgomery, AL
To Register: <http://cts.vresp.com/c/?YourCompanyName/b8af260151/1c31556daf/c64f09d861> www.MOAConference.org
The MOA 2014 Annual Conference has 6 Tracks of Educational Information running concurrently- 3 times a day for all 3 days!
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Track Titles Include:
Back to the Basics- Soil Fertility & Pest Management;
Fruits and Brambles Production- with the University of AR Horticulture Department;
Sustainable Living- Aquaculture, Permaculture, Beekeeping; Straw Bale Gardening, Medicinal Plants, Essential Oils
Consumer Awareness- Food Policy Workshop- Connecting the Health of the Soil with the Health of the Body- featuring Dr. Don Huber & Mark Winne;
It's All About the Money- Obtaining Financing & Marketing Your Farm;
Livestock- Dairy, Beef, Sheep & Goats, with Dr. Hugh Karriman, Dr. Francis Thicke & Dr. Fred Provenza
Grain Production- Soil Fertility, Cover Crops, Crop Rotations, Economics of Alternative Grain Crops, Meet the Grain Brokers
AND Special Events- Meet the Farmer Reception, Benefit Live Auction & Dinner, Wine Tasting & Book Signing, Movie Time with organic Popcorn
AND SO MUCH MORE!
For Full Details about the MOA 2014 Annual Conference and to Register:
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Take advantage of the Early Bird Special!
Prior to Dec 15, 2013-
All 3 days of the Workshop- Only $175
Double Deal- Buy 1 Registration- Full Price- Get 2nd Registration- 1/2 Price- Only $262.50
Take Home Vegetable Production Manual- Additional $30.00- You must indicate that you want the manual prior to Dec 15, 2013 to allow time to print your copy!
After Dec 15, 2013-
Full 3 Day Registration- $195
Single Day Registration- $95
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