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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2015 Field Days

Field Days in Iowa

MOSES sponsors field days offered through Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI). Schedule ranges from May to September. Click here to see PFI’s schedule.


Highlights from Completed Field Days

Janie’s Farm, Harold Wilken, Danforth, Ill.

Topics: Organic feed and food-grade small grains, edible beans, corn and forages, how to transition to organic
With University of Illinois Extension & Illinois Organic Association


Ash Grove Farm, Margaret Smith & Doug Alert, Hampton, Iowa

Topics: Organic no-till cover crops, row crops, harvesting and storing small grains, and landlord-tenant relations in organic production
MOSES-sponsored Practical Farmers of Iowa event


Beaver Creek West Farm, David Walker, Caledonia, Ill.

Topics: High-value local seed and grain products, rotation farming, regionally adapted spring wheat varieties, grain product suppliers
MOSES-sponsored Fields Best Seeds event


Sweet Springs Farm, Harriet Behar & Aaron Brin, Gays Mills, Wis.

Topics: Standard and unusual cover crops, living mulches and rye mulch with organic vegetable production, soil health



Christensen Farm, Katy Dickson, Browntown, Wis.

Topics: managing a CSA, growing cover crops, creating a family-friendly operation, and buying affordable equipment



Soil Sisters
South Central Wisconsin Women in Sustainable Agriculture

The jam-packed Soil Sisters culinary event celebrates Wisconsin’s family farms and rural life in and around the farming communities of Monroe and Brodhead, Wis.


Standard Process, Christine Mason, Palmyra, Wis.

Topic: Using cover crops to enhance large-scale production of vegetables, field crops and forages



Riverbend Farm, Greg & Mary Reynolds, Delano, Minn.
MOSES Organic Farmers of the Year
Tuesday, Sept. 15  |  1-4 p.m.

Topics: Fresh market organic vegetables, seed production and saving, efficiency and soil health

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