Organic Link E-News

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The monthly Organic Link provides news about resources, events, research and funding opportunities related to organic and sustainable farming. You can read recent editions here, or sign up to receive the Organic Link by email. Click the “Sign Up” button to the right.

Current edition:

December 2014

Conference Early Bird rate ends Jan. 18
Research Forum call for posters extended
New signs for sale in new MOSES Bookstore
MOSES seeks Organic Specialist
Final budget bill includes gains, losses for farmers
Workshop covers farm finances
Survey looks at farmers’ motivations
Guide offers tips for success with tunnel production
New tool calculates costs of grass-fed beef
Farm hosts needed for international students
Grants available

Recent editions:

November 2014

Conference registration opens soon!
Call for research posters
Benbrook to keynote Organic Agriculture Research Symposium
FSMA comments due by Dec. 15
Minnesota farmers surveyed
Updated guide lists farm-related federal programs
Give to help farmers grow
USDA streamlines non-GE labeling
Researchers study deep winter crops
Grant available for Minnesota farmers
Posters wanted for grazing conference
Survey results released
Videos promote organic farming
New resources help farmers
Volunteer abroad
Upcoming Winter Conferences

October 2014

Mark your calendars for key dates
Find season extension info online
Revised FSMA rules open for comments
Biobased mulch now on National List
FSA updates farm loan program
Trad show connects farmers, food buyers
Updated guide focuses on cover crops
NCAT studying organic farming risks
New resources available

September 2014

Make plans for conference season
Webinars focus on farm finances
Applications due for mentoring program
Funds available for certification cost-share
Comment period open for fall NOSB meeting
Programs help with on-farm conservation
Grants encourage sustainable solutions
Support for new farmers
Last chance to participate in seed survey
Crowdfund a farm project
New show highlights sustainable ag

August 2014

Final field days of 2014
Free webinars give tips on farm finances
Nominate a farmer who impresses you
Applications due for mentoring program
Last chance to comment on 2,4-D crops
NOSB’s fall meeting announced
Farmers can list products in new national directories
E-book covers latest in strawberry farming
Free guide explains plight of pollinators
Visit MOSES at MN State Fair
Save the date for MOSES 2015