Jeff Moyer, Executive Director of the Rodale Institute, and one of the nation’s leading organic no-till experts, discusses the place organics has in our food system in this changing world.
Jonathan Manuel of the Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation District explores how to use government programs for assistance to organic transition.
Gary McDonald, organic farming consultant, explores the farm manager’s perspective on growing the organic grain economy in Illinois.
Richard Ritter of Flanagan State Bank discusses the size and breadth of the organic grains market.
Todd Haab, crop insurance agent at Strategic Farm Marketing, describes the ins and outs of crop insurance for organic grain farmers and its favorable future.
Richard Ritter, VP of Ag Lending at Flanagan State Bank, delivers a hard hitting presentation on the realities of cash flow in organic and conventional grain systems.