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Early Bird Deadline Approaching for Ohio Organic Grains Conference

Weed zapping to control weeds in no-till organic soybeans

This Friday, December 9th, is the deadline for early bird registration for the Ohio Organic Grains Conference The event will be held in Archbold, OH on January 4-5, 2023. If you have been thinking about ways to take your farm in a different direction—specifically, USDA-certified organic grain production—you may want to consider this in-person conference positioned uniquely in the tri-state region (Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan). Keynote speakers will include Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University, and Lea Vereecke, Rodale Institute. Key topics will include crop rotations for organic systems, weed control, getting nitrogen to your crop, no-till organic soybeans, and organic grain marketing. A complete list of topics, speakers, and exhibitors is included in the registration link above. The conference is intended for current, transitioning and new-to organic grain farmers, crop consultants, agency personnel, input suppliers, and grain buyers.

Early Bird registration is $90 for both days ($60 for a single day) and due by December 9th, 2022. After December 9th, registration increases to $120 for both days ($80 for a single day). Student (high school and college) Early Bird rates are

$65 for both days ($40 for a single day). After December 9th, student rate increases to $90 for both days ($65 for a single day). Registration is online only at

For those staying overnight, Sauder Heritage Inn is the conference hotel. Rooms are available until December 9th, 2022. Hotel stay includes a hot breakfast. Book directly by calling (800) 590-9755.

Questions related to this event can be directed to Eric Richer, OSU Extension, and/or Maddie

Newcomb or by calling 419-337-9210.


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