Opportunities in Organics
Shifting markets… Changing consumer preferences… Increased input prices… Unpredictable weather… What’s next?
Every hurdle encountered offers an opportunity. Join us as we explore challenges and opportunities across the organic grain value chain.
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 | 12:00pm – 6:30pm
Day 1 of the conference will feature concurrent interactive workshops. Snacks and beverages will be available throughout the day. Day 1 will close with a mixer which will take place at local brewer Riggs Brewery
Information coming soon!
Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 8:00am – 5:00pm
Day 2 of the conference will feature three concurrent presentation tracks, roundtable discussion sessions, a keynote address, and a full day trade show. Day 2 will include a light breakfast, full lunch, and refreshments throughout the day.
Keynote, speakers and more info coming soon!
SARE Farmers Forum
The North Central Region-Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Farmers Forum is a traveling event giving farmers, ranchers, researchers, and others the chance to share information about sustainable agriculture practices with a national audience. These presentations focus on research, demonstration, and education projects that promote profitable practices that are good for the environment and community. The projects highlighted in these presentations and the Farmers Forum are funded by grants from NCR-SARE, a USDA funded program that supports and promotes sustainable farming and ranching by offering competitive grants and educational opportunities. For more information about NCR-SARE, see: www.northcentral.sare.org or contact NCR-SARE by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 612-626-3113.
All conference activities will take place at the iHotel, located at 1900 South 1st, St, Champaign, IL 61802.
Sponsors & Exhibitors
This year, we have a variety of sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities available and can customize a package that works for you and the needs of your business.
Registration includes coffee, a light breakfast, and lunch on both days. Day 1 will conclude with a mixer at local brewery, Rigg’s.
Early bird: $75/day or $125 for both days | After January 25: $90/day or $150 for both days
If you have any questions, please call 217-840-2128.
If you are no longer able to attend the conference and need to cancel your registration, please contact us at 217-840-2128.
- Cancellations received by January 24th will receive a full refund minus a $5 processing fee
- Cancellations received after January 24th will receive a 50% refund
- Cancellations received after January 31st will not be refunded.
COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN
Masks and hand sanitizer will be available for your use.
While participating in events held by The Land Connection, consistent with CDC guidelines, participants are encouraged to practice hand hygiene, “social distancing,” and wear face coverings to reduce the risks of exposure to COVID-19 or other illness. By submitting your registration, you acknowledge and understand that participation includes possible exposure to illness from infectious diseases. You release, waive, and forever discharge any and all liability, claims, and demands against The Land Connection and its affiliated partners, sponsors, employees, agents, and directors from exposure to illness from infectious diseases and any and all bodily injury, illness, death, or medical treatment that may arise from your participation with this event.
SAVE THE DATE!
2024 Organic Grain Conference & Trade Show is scheduled for February 7-8, 2024 at the i-Hotel in Champaign, IL.