Hosted by The Land Connection, the Organic Grain Conference & Trade Show (OGC) will return to the I Hotel and Conference Center at 1900 S 1st St. in Champaign, IL, on February 8 and 9, 2023. The OGC is the premier event in Illinois for grain farmers interested in learning more about organic farming, conservation practices, transitioning, and much more.
All photographs on this page were provided courtesy of Elisabeth Spratt. Why Regenerative Grazing? | Schedule | About the Stations | Cost | Refund Policy | COVID 19 Safety Plan Have you herd? Regenerative grazing can build healthy soils and support farm profitability. Are you, a beef producer hoping to improve your environmental and economic outcomes? […]
2021 IFN Tillage Tailgate Join the IDEA Farm Network Friday, September 24, 2021, 2-4pm to talk tillage! Seasoned organic farmer, Will Glazik (pictured right), will show off some of his tillage and cultivation practices and equipment. We’ll examine and discuss: + Pre-plant tillage + No-till corn + Row-cultivated corn + Late cultivated soybeans + Strip-till toolbar + Illinois Bundleflower + and more… Refund Policy If you are no longer able to attend this […]
FSMA Produce Safety Rule (PSR) Remote Certification Training Hey fruit and vegetable growers, are you FSMA certified? If your farm grows produce for human consumption, FDA requires at least one staff member be trained in an FDA approved food safety training. (All staff handling produce should be trained on-farm in food safety procedures annually.) What’s […]
Find Your Right Fit: E-commerce Platform Comparison Featured Platforms: Pami Monnette, Food 4 All Amy McCann, Local Food Marketplace Laurie Wayne, Open Food Network E-commerce isn’t going anywhere. So, why not give the people what they want?! That’s right, it’s time you started selling online. Even if you primarily sell at the farmers market or […]
Do legal questions keep you up at night? Do you wish you knew where to turn for the answers? Those answers aren’t always easy to come by – especially for the most innovative, direct-to-consumer farmers…until now! Discovering Resilience is a legal workshop series designed for you. This workshop empowers farmers and ranchers with the legal […]