FVCC to Host Montana Organic Association Conference

14th annual Montana Organic Association Conference is Dec. 1-3

By Beacon Staff

FVCC’s Agriculture Program will host the 14th annual Montana Organic Association Conference and member meeting Dec. 1-3 on the Kalispell campus. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Heartbeat of Organics: Stimulating the Pulse of Our Producers, Consumers and Policymakers” and will include presentations by a variety of organic agriculture experts, including farmers, researchers, policy analysts and business specialists.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. John Reganold, a professor of soil science and agroecology at Washington State University. Conference participants will also have the option of touring a local organic farm and a local organic beef ranch.

For more information about the conference or to register, visit www.montanaorganicassociation.org/conference2016.htm or call Patti Gregerson at (406)471-3452.

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