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:

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

Recent editions:

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

July 2014

Glean ideas at field days
Visit MOSES at Farmfest Aug. 5-7
MOSES offers new fact sheet
USDA wants cost-share success stories
Seed survey responses needed
Certified farms needed for research study
Season extension information relocated
Farm Beginnings courses start this fall
USDA launches New Farmer website
Minneapolis farmers’ market open to walk-in sellers
Study finds organic offers more nutrients
Websites pinpoint good, local food
Save the date for MOSES 2015
Try new organic products for $2

June 2014

MOSES Field Days start next week!
Certification cost share funds available
Time running out to comment of 2,4-D ready crops
Local food event planned for November
Organic Tree Fruit Association expands
USDA funds efforts to combat PEDv
Deadline for research papers extended
Free legal guides help farmers reduce risk
Workshop helps food companies be green
Cheese-makers can use wooden shelves
Publication focuses on organic farming
Sustainable farming festivals planned
MOSES website search function upgraded
Save the date for MOSES 2015
Save 25% on books about farming, food