Thursday, February 26 - Saturday 28, 2015
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Event Link: MOSES Organic Farming Conference
Organized By: Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)
The MOSES Conference is the largest event in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming. Every February this event draws more than 3,000 farmers, advocates, educators, students, and others to the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis., for educational workshops, inspiring keynote speakers, and a two-floor Exhibit Hall open exclusively to conference attendees.
Too Many Rutabagas: Time and Productivity Management for Farmers
Friday, February 27, 10:30 AM
There’s always something to do on the farm, and it can be overwhelming. We’ll look at ways to overcome the overload of information, tasks, and projects. This workshop combines simple yet elegant principles of time and information management with practical examples of their application to life on the modern farm. You’ll come away with tools to get on top of your game, improve your business, and maximize your quality of life.
Productive Packing House
Saturday, February 28, 11:00 AM
On a vegetable farm, the magic happens in the packing house. And the best magic happens when your packing house works smoothly and provides a food-safe environment. We’ll look at the principles and practices that you can use to make the most of your current packing facility, as well as what to consider if you have the opportunity to start from scratch. Covered topics include workflow, ergonomics, storage considerations, and food safety.