UNL CropWatch Nov. 25, 2009 -- Organic Wheat & Sustainable Ag Crops & Livestock Co

UNL CropWatch Nov. 25, 2009 -- Organic Wheat & Sustainable Ag Crops & Livestock Co

November 25, 2009

Production of organic wheat and sustainable crops and livestock can offer some unique marketing opportunities in today's economy.  Learn about how to select the right wheat varieties, how current organic wheat producers are marketing their crop, and what resources are available to organic and transitioning farmers.

The two conference, two-day event will be held Dec. 11-12 at the Grey Goose Lodge in Ogallala.  The Organic Wheat Conference will be held Dec. 11 and the Sustainable Ag Crops and Livestock Conference will be Dec. 12.  The conference is jointly sponsored by UNL Extension and the Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society.

The cost to attend either day is $30 or to attend both, $50.

Further information on the topics and speakers and a registration form are available in the conference brochure. Sponsors are asking that attendees register by December 4 so meal arrangements can be made.  To reserve a room for the conference, contact the Grey Goose Lodge at (308) 284-3623.

For more information about the conference, contact Karen DeBoer, Extension Educator in Cheyenne County, at (308) 254-4455 or toll-free 866-865-1703.