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.


2014 Field Days

Download the 2014 season brochure (2 MB PDF).

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

This field day will introduce you to farmers who have found a unique niche operating a winter CSA.  Learn more.


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.


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.


Soil 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



Highlights from Completed Field Days:

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



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