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The Missouri Organic Association has set the stage for an agricultural conference that will blow the peas right out of the pod!!

What
  • Conference
When Feb 02, 2012 09:30 AM to
Feb 04, 2012 04:30 PM
Where St. Louis, MO
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The Missouri Organic Association has set the stage for an agricultural conference that will blow the peas right out of the pod!!

Featuring:
Dr. John Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Missouri Colum-bia speaking on the “Economics of Organic and Sus-tainable Farming”;
Dr. Miles McEvoy, Deputy Administrator of USDA-NOP speaking on the “State of the National Organic Pro-gram: Advantages of Certifying Organic”;
Neal Kinsey– Soil Tests for Monitoring Soil Fertility; and
Jim Long; Author of 20 books on “Edible Landscapes”

Keynote Speakers

  • Jordan Rubin is one of America’s most recognized and respected natural health experts. Author of over 20 books and founder of Garden of Life & Beyond Organ-ic, this national and international lecturer will be speaking on Tak-ing Organics to the Next Level.
  • International bestselling author Jeffrey Smith is the leading spokesperson on the health dan-gers of Genetically Modified Or-ganisms (GMOs). His “Seeds of Deception” presentation will show “how the world’s most pow-erful Ag biotech companies bluff and mislead critics, and put the health of society of risk.”
  • “Organic No-Till Farming” author and Rodale Institute Farm Manager and Director, Jeff Moyer will be teaching a full day workshop on soil fertility which will include crop rotation, no-till cultivation and carbon sequestration.

Fees and Registration Information
Individual: $195...Single Day $95...Couple…$350... Fees include all conference materials, Thursday Night- Organic Trade Show & Vendor Reception, & Saturday Brunch, (Friday Lunch for members-only, business meeting), Friday Bene-fit Dinner & Auction , featuring Jordan Rubin. $25. Register online at www.missouriorganic.org. Come learn while sup-porting the future of organic agriculture in the Midwest!
Hotel Accommodations
Book a room at the beautiful Marriott Union Station Hotel for a very special rate of $100 per night (regular rate $189) for conference attendees. Pamper yourself and enjoy the luxurious amenities while attending MOA Annual Conference 2012. For more information or to make reservations (mention MOA), call 1-314-621-5262. Online @ www.marriott.com.

 

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