Organic University

This is a list of the 2016 Organic University courses. Check back this fall for the list of 2017 courses.

Full-day, in-depth courses

These courses take place just before the MOSES Organic Farming Conference, allowing you to attend both (separate fees apply).


2016 Organic University Courses

Manage Your Way to Farm Success
Presenter: Chris Blanchard

Understanding and Enhancing Living Soil
Presenters: Ray Archuleta and Gabe Brown

Tools of the Trade: Machinery and Equipment on Vegetable Farms 
Presenters: Steve Pincus and Adam Cullip

Exploring Advanced Organic Management of Row Crops, Small Grains and Forages
Presenters: Jonathan Olson, Jack Erisman, and Joel Gruver

Transitioning to Organic Row Crops, Grains, and Forages
Presenter: Jeff Moyer

Transitioning and Beginning Organic Dairy
Presenters: Dr. Brad Heins and Dr. Guy Jodarski

Medicinal Herb Production
Presenters: Jane Hawley Stevens and Harriet Behar

Integrating Livestock and Vegetables
Presenters: Kay Jensen, Paul Ehrhardt, and Harry Carr

Growing in High Tunnels
Presenters: Collin Thompson and Terrance T. Nennich

Silvopasture: Multiple Crops for Multiple Benefits
Presenters: Jason Fischbach and Mike Miles




The Organic University began in 2001 with six courses dealing with transitioning to organic, organic transplant production, soil management, organic market gardening, organic livestock production, and an introduction to organic farming. Read more about the OU and its history!

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