20th Annual Montana Organic Association Conference

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20th Annual Montana Organic Association Conference

20th Annual MOA Conference and Member Meeting

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Date and time

Location

Billings Hotel and Convention Center 1223 Mullowney Lane #6391 Billings, MT 59101

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 2 days 9 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join us as we celebrate our 20th year at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center in Billings, MT on December 7th-9th, 2022! This is our first in-person conference since 2019. Our focus this year is about getting Back to our Roots, and talking about soil & range health, cover & specialty crops, livestock, vegetables and the root of the matter as it relates to organic agriculture in Montana.

The MOA Conference offers numerous networking and learning opportunities featuring numerous speakers, fun & entertainment, and lots of great, organic food. Speakers will cover topics in organics such as cattle marketing, weed control, crop rotations, soil & range health, no-till organic, crop marketing, nutrition, health, regenerative ag, and collaborating with friends!

Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) credits will be available at certain sessions.

This year MOA is part of a regional project for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development. On December 6th and 7th at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center, the Organic Academy Road Show (OARS) will include sessions covering the benefits and challenges of organic field crop and ruminant production. OARS is sponsored by National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT).

To register for these sessions, please go to:

https://attra.ncat.org/preparing-a-resilient-future/

or contact Jeff Schahczenski at: jeffs@ncat.org if interested. 30 travel scholarships of up to $200 will be available to beginning farmers and ranchers to attend the OARS.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022

2:00 PM: Area farm and facility tours are a staple of MOA conferences. This year’s free tour is hosted by Agri Organics Composting. To reserve a place for this free tour, select a ticket “add-on” when purchasing tickets on Eventbrite. Farm tour will start at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center.

Movie Showing - “Kiss the Ground” at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center - Open to the Public.

Thursday, December 8th, 2022

Keynote speaker, breakout sessions, and panels all day.

Organic Farm to Table Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served at the conference.

MOA’s famous auction will be led by Andy Schwab, Northern Ag Network

Friday, December 9th, 2022

Keynote speaker, breakout sessions, and panels all day.

Organic Farm to Table Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served at the conference.

Don’t forget to dance! Live Music to end the MOA conference directly following dinner!

Don’t forget to mention MOA for a discount on hotel rooms!

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