Organic Farming 101: A Series of 3 Classes
Organic agriculture produces products using ecological methods that preserve the environment and avoid synthetic materials, such as pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and antibiotics. It is a fast-growing component of the local and national food systems with an increasing consumer demand for organically raised foods.
This introductory course is a three-part series, held Jan. 4, 10 and 18. It covers the following aspects of organic farming:
- Information about organic farming and certification
- Rsources for successful organic farming enterprises
- Strategies for transitioning to organic farming
- Agroecology concepts and science in organic food production
- Meet farmers and professionals engaged in organic farming
The $15 fee covers the entire series.
Instructor: Robert A. Kluson, Ph.D., Ag/NR Extension Agent
NOTE: Classes and events may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, with full refunds issued for paid events. Similar classes or events often are offered on future dates.