Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service Conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin

MOSES, the nations largest organic farming conference, visits Wisconsin February 21 to 23, 2013.


| February 5, 2013



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This farmer-focused conference is celebrated as the foremost educational and networking event in the organic farming community.


Photo Courtesy Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service

The following article is posted with permission fromMOSES.

The annual Organic Farming Conference is the nation’s largest educational and networking event for the organic farming community.

The farmer-centered conference will feature 10 day-long, pre-conference Organic University courses, more than 70 informative workshops and 170 tradeshow exhibitors, nationally known keynote speakers, and locally sourced organic food. In 2012, the MOSES Conference attracted more than 3,000 farmers and agricultural professionals.

Organic Farmer of the Year

The conference kicks off at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 with the presentation of the 2013 MOSES Organic Farmer of the Year award. The award is granted each year to an outstanding organic farmer or farm family who are innovators; who excel in managing farm resources; and who serve as educators and examples in their communities and to the next generation of organic farmers.

Keynote Speakers

The MOSES Conference traditionally features two keynote presentations.

At 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, award-winning filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and producer Joshua Kunau will discuss their new film: GMO OMG, and what they learned speaking with farmers, seed sellers and scientific experts regarding the issues surrounding GMO farming and food.





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