PDF of complete March | April with additional content (10 MB)
Longtime organic farmers Steve Pincus and Beth Kazmar of Tipi Produce in Evansville, Wis. (near Madison) are the 2016 MOSES Organic Farmers of the Year. This prestigious award recognizes organic farmers who practice outstanding land stewardship, innovation and outreach. Read more.
There are many benefits to organic certification. Farmers become certified for a variety of reasons. Some producers see market opportunities while others have different motivations like consistent land stewardship. Read more.
As a fundamental input in agriculture, seed serves as a farmer’s first defense against production challenges in the field. Read more.
Within the organic community, there is a generational shift occurring in leadership. Many of the organic pioneers who brought organic from the margins to the mainstream are reaching a time in their lives…. Read more.
Cover crops have become a hot topic for a wide diversity of farming systems as their benefits in nutrient cycling, weed management, erosion prevention, and as a source of nitrogen and habitat for beneficial insects become better known. Read more.
Ben Hartman’s The Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits with Less Work offers solutions to beginning farmer burn-out. Read more.
Organic farming is based on the understanding that soils are not just a place for plants to sit—they are complex living systems, home to an enormous diversity of organisms from the tiniest bacteria to earthworms and insects. Read more.
Farmers’ market produce labeling can be a tricky business. How do we best communicate our farming practices to our valued customers? Read more.
A sassy name, thoughtful business plan and strict adherence to sustainable practices has propelled an egg company in the northlands of Minnesota to success. Read more.
Additional Content in PDF
Complete March | April PDF (10 MB)
- Farewell letter from Executive Director
- MOSES Conference draws organic community together
- MOSES says goodbye to founding leader and welcomes interim director
- Ask a Specialist Answers
- News Briefs
- Community Calendar