Organic Agronomy Training Series
The Organic Agronomy Training Series (OATS) is a collaboratively managed, science-based train-the-trainer program for agricultural professionals working with organic or transitioning producers in the United States. This two-day training provides education and guidance on organic production methods and certification necessary for agronomists, certified crop advisors, extension agents, and technical services providers to serve the needs of certified organic grain producers.
The program will build participants’ knowledge base in all key areas of certified organic production:
Basics of organic production: weed control, nutrient management, crop rotation, pest management
Systems thinking & long-term strategies for success in organic production
Managing risk during transition
Organic certification process & record keeping
National Organic Program (NOP) rules & regulations
Organic marketing and crop diversity
Networking with other organic-focused professionals
On-farm & hands-on experiential learning on organic operations
Where: Crawfordsville, IN
When: July 24-25, 2019
Registration: $129 through June 16 ($149 after). Registration CLOSES July 14.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1190058277823553/
OATS Website: https://organicagronomy.com/