Organic Field Days

MOSES Organic Field Days give you the chance to see firsthand how other farmers tackle issues on their farms. Often, these half-day events include presentations by researchers, educators or Extension agents to give you the latest information and insights to help you grow organic successfully.

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2014 Field Days

Download the 2014 season brochure (2 MB PDF).

FourElements-StevensWheelbarrowGrowing Organic Herbs – FULL
In Her Boots – Rural Women’s Project
Four Elements Organic Herbals, North Freedom, Wis.  |  $50
Friday, July 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

This In Her Boots workshop takes place at Jane Hawley Stevens’ certified organic herb farm where we’ll learn about her favorite topic – herbs.  Learn more.

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Organic Seed Production
Prairie Road Organic Farm, Fullerton, N.D.
Saturday, August 2, 6-9 p.m.

Certified organic since 1977, the Podolls began producing certified organic vegetable seed in 1997 under contract with various certified organic garden seed catalog companies.  Learn more.

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SoilSis tinySoil Sisters
South Central Wisconsin Women in Sustainable Agriculture
Sunday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Celebrate summer bounty by visiting small family farms led by Wisconsin women committed to local agriculture and a healthy, fresh future for our  communities.  Learn more.

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StoneyAcres-KatCauliflowerProduce, Syrup and Livestock + Pizza! 
In Her Boots – Rural Women’s Project
Stoney Acres Farm, Athens, Wis.  |  $50
Friday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Certified organic operation showcasing a third-generation family farm committed to local community, environmental sustainability….  Learn more.

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OnionsPlanning, Research & Intercropping on a CSA Farm
Genuine Faux Farm, Tripoli, Iowa
Sunday, Aug. 17, 3-6 p.m.

Are you curious about how a small, diversified CSA farm plans for and manages a wide range of crops with varying requirements?  Learn more.

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DCF 1.0Organic Dairying and Cattle Care
Maibach Dairy, Bloomfield, Iowa
Friday, Sept. 5, 1-4 p.m.

The Maibach family welcomes attendees to visit their organic dairy in southern Iowa. Tour the dairy and learn how the family cares for and feeds their milk cows.  Learn more.

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Improving Soil Health
Wilson Organic Farms, Cuba City, Wis.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 1-4 p.m.

Learn the timing, seeding and mulching methods for producing organic no-till soybeans, using a rolled rye mulch.  Learn more.

 

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Highlights from Completed Field Days:

Beginning Orchards and Small Fruits
Mary Dirty Face Farm, Downsville, Wis.
Thursday, June 26, 1-4 p.m.

 

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Converting CRP Land to Organic
O’Lynch Dairy, Cascade, Iowa
Tuesday, July 15, 1-4 p.m.

 

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Diversified Markets Field Day
Foxtail Farm, Osceola, Wis.
Tuesday, July 22, 1-4 p.m.

 

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