Annual MOSES organic farming conference coming to La Crosse

| February 17, 2013
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The 24th annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference Coming to La Crosse, WI, February 21 – 23, 2013
The annual Organic Farming Conference organized by the Midwest Organic and
Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) will be February 21 – 23, 2013 at the La Crosse
Center in La Crosse, WI.

The MOSES Conference is the largest gathering of organic producers and agriculture
professionals in the country. It will feature more than 70 informative workshops; 10 day-long,
pre-conference Organic University courses; more than 170 trade show exhibitors; nationally
known keynote speakers; and locally sourced organic food.

Keynote speakers are:
 Filmmakers Jeremy Seifert and Joshua Kunau who will discuss their new film,
GMO OMG, and what they learned from talking to farmers, seed sellers and scientific
experts about the issues with GMOs.
 Carmen Fernholz who will share his vision of the roles we as producers and
consumers should play in an ideal organic food production system.
The conference includes a special track for new and young farmers, the New Organic
Stewards program, which aims to educate, inspire and empower new farmers to succeed as
organic producers.

The conference also includes the Organic Research Forum which brings the growing body
of research on organic farming practices directly to farmers at the MOSES Conference.
To register or get more information, see the MOSES website, www.mosesorganic.org or call
715-778-5775 to request a conference registration booklet.

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