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Going Organic: Agricultural Workshop
Come learn about organic farming, including the challenges, opportunities, supported practices, and assistance available. Oregon Tilth will speak about the goals of organic farming and certification. The Natural Resource Conservation Service will provide information on technical and financial assistance available to farmers for organic production. OSU Extension will discuss the economic and market-incentives to convert to organic production.
Refreshments will be served at 8:30 a.m., with the workshop starting at 9 a.m. A tour of the farmer’s operation will follow the speakers. There is limited space available, so please register by calling (503) 623-9680 extension 101 or at http://www.polkswcd.com/organic-agriculture-workshop.html