Organic Cropping Systems for Agricultural Professionals

Professional Development Course

July 28, 2017

9:30am – 12:00pm

PCO’s 6th Annual FarmFest

Education Hall, Grange Fairgrounds

Centre Hall, PA  16828

PCO, in collaboration with Penn State Extension, will host a  workshop to assist agricultural educators in serving transitioning and certified organic producers.

Course topics include:

  • Overview of organic concepts and practices
  • Organic Certification and Transition requirements
  • Results and lessons learned on reducing tillage in organic feed and forage cropping systems based on Penn State on-going research-station and on-farm research
  • Attendees will also receive Penn State’s Organic Crop Production Guide

We encourage agricultural professionals, including extension, government agency, and public or private sector educators and consultants, who work with crop and forage producers in the Northeast Region to attend. Please feel free to share this invitation with colleagues, professional networks, and professional calendars or list-serves.

This is a free event. Lunch will not be provided, but is available at FarmFest.

CCA/Pesticide credits available.

Public sector educators may apply for mileage reimbursement.

Register for the conference here.

Fill out my online form.

For more information please contact:

Nicole McNeil

814.422.0251 x213