Jack Erisman, veteran organic farmer and owner of Goldmine Farm, presents a farm tour where he discusses his double seven year rotation and field management of organic grain crops. He explains the importance of the farmer’s relationship with the land, the importance of diversity in organic systems, and how those culminate in the creation of […]
Videos & Webinars
Harriet Behar, organic specialist with MOSES, delivers a presentation on crafting organic system plans for your grain farm.
Gary McDonald, an organic consultant, delivers a presentation on weed management in organic grain cropping systems and how weed management is key to a successful yield.
Dave Bishop of PrairiErth Farm delivers a presentation on the importance of diversity in organic farming systems.
Introduction Illinois is known for its soil, and the swath of drummer silty clay loam, or black dirt, running across central Illinois, is considered some of the most fertile in the world. Despite the exceptionally productive soil, most farmers use conventional methods that employ synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides. Those methods, coupled with plowing, […]
Webinar: Social Media Marketing for Farmers, April 2014 After two live, full day workshops on Social Media Marketing for Farmers, our wonderful teacher, Kristi Waits, from Second Cup Media, was able to turn them into a webinar series – here are the 6 sessions we recorded live using google+ hangouts and youtube. Each video is […]