Facts and Fiction of GMOs, breeding and saving organic seeds, cover cropping for weed and pest control, and improving the health of the soil are featured topics of this years conference.
The Montana Organic Association (MOA) is pleased to announce the 11th Annual Conference on December 12-14, 2013, at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell. This year, the conference will center on the theme, “An Organic Perspective: Facts and Fiction of GMOs and More.”
Other topics to be covered include breeding and saving seeds for organic systems, cover cropping for weed and pest control and improving the health of the soil. MOA will also feature Organic University, the movie GMO OMG presented by producer Jeremy Seifert, and music by the band The Pheromones.
Among this year’s notable presenters are: Theresa Marquez of CROPP Cooperative and Organic Valley; Michel Cavigelli from the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Lab at the USDA Agricultural Research Service; John Navazio, author of The Organic Seed Grower: A Farmer’s Guide to Vegetable Seed Production; Martin Diffley, founder of Gardens of Eagan; and Bill Dyer, Professor and Researcher from the Weed Physiology lab at Montana State University.
As well as being informative, MOA conferences are a great way to network, have fun and gain some inspiration.
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