2017 Iowa Organic Conference
Securing Tomorrow Today—Organic Leads the Way
November 19–20, 2017
University of Iowa Memorial Union
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, Iowa
The Iowa State University Organic Agriculture Program's 17th Annual Organic Conference will be held on the Sunday, Nov. 19 and Monday, Nov. 20 2017 in the Iowa Memorial Union at the University of Iowa. The conference features roundtable discussions and an organic luncheon, as well as information from keynote speaker Jeff Moyer. Workshop tracks include:
- Crop production
- Livestock production
- Local foods
- Beginning farmers
Conference registration is now open: http://bit.ly/organicconference
$100 general/ $35 students
Jeff Moyer, executive director, Rodale Institute: “Seventy Years of Inspiring Organic Producers and Consumers”
Jeff Moyer is a world renowned authority in organic agriculture. His expertise includes organic crop production systems with a focus on weed management, cover crops, crop rotations, equipment modification and use, and facilities design. Jeff is perhaps most well-known for conceptualizing and popularizing the No Till Roller Crimper for use in organic agriculture. In 2011, he wrote Organic No-Till Farming, a publication that has become a resource for farmers throughout the world.
Sunday, November 19
5:00–7:00 p.m. Vendor Set-up and Reception
Monday, November 20
7:30–8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00–8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:30–9:30 a.m. Keynote Address
9:30–10:30 a.m. Vendor Visits
10:30 a.m.– Noon Breakout Session I
Noon–12:45 p.m.Organic lunch features locally sourced organic food by UI award-winning Executive Chef, Barry Greenberg.
12:45–1:30 p.m. Vendor Visits
1:30–3:00 p.m. Breakout Session II
3:00–3:30 p.m. Vendor Visits
3:30–5:00 p.m. Breakout Session III
Complete Conference Schedule
Speakers, Workshops, Vendor Visits and more.
Information about getting to the Iowa Memorial Union, parking and the Iowa House Hotel.
Information for Exhibitors: Tables, Setup, Program Advertising
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