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:

April 2015

Workshops for women landowners
Vacancies on organic standards board
Webinars on organic topics
FSMA facility rule clarification
Cover crop survey
Comment period for GMO coexistence
Tomato, zucchini seed breeding
Whole farm insurance survey
Free soil testing
Restaurant Alma fundraising for MOSES
Growth of organic
Infographic about organic growth
Wedge selling Gardens of Eagan
Farming podcasts
Foreign service opportunities

Recent editions:

March 2015

Comment on organic inputs
MOSES Conference notes
Comment on organic, GMO coexistence
Organic research report
Report on organic production in Wisconsin
Organic soil samples needed
Hydroponics, aquaponics task force
Workshops for women landowners
Food safety act meeting
Survey of organic consumers
Consumer Reports recommends organic produce

February 2015

Last chance to save on registration for MOSES Conference
New MOSES fact sheet
USDA organic survey reminder
CSP sign up
New members on Senate Agricultural Appropriations subcommittee
New Certified Grassfed label
New farmer incubator kickstarter

January 2015

MOSES Conference happens soon
Support farmer education at MOSES Conference
Grants open to farmers
USDA surveys organic farmers
Multitude of job openings
Organic Agriculture Research Symposium
Conservation program open for comments
Comment on draft guidance
Survey looks at farmers’ motivations
New farmer incubator holds Kickstarter
NCR-SARE committee openings
Casting call
Hello Kitty takes to organic farming

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

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