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VIRTUAL MOSES Conference: Growing Stronger Collaborative Conference on Organic & Sustainable Farming

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

The 2021 MOSES Conference will be a 5-in-1 virtual event taking place February 22-27, 2021, in partnership with GrassWorks, Iowa Organic Association, OGRAIN, the University of Wisconsin, and Fairshare CSA Coalition.

The theme for the 2020 MOSES Conference is Growing Stronger: Collaborative Conference on Organic & Sustainable Farming. Learn the latest on organic and sustainable production during the 5-in-1 virtual event that combines the MOSES Organic Farming Conference, GrassWorks Grazing Conference, OGRAIN Organic Grain Conference, Midwest Organic Pork Conference, and Organic Vegetable Production Conference. With more than 60 workshops and opportunities to connect through roundtables on food system and farming issues, and more than 70 exhibitors, this event has the content you need to make critical decisions for your farm. Learn more! 

The Organic Center's Dr. Jessica Shade will be speaking in the following conferece workshop:

Build Soil Health & Suppress Pathogens in Organic Systems | February 24, 2021 | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST
Organic farming techniques have long been proven to help foster and restore soil health, replenish soil organic carbon, and preserve underground biodiversity. But, some organic strategies provide a bigger boost to soil health than others. Discover which practices are most effective at building soil health and sequestering carbon, and their impact on organic yields. We'll also discuss the connections between building soil health and suppressing pathogens.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Jessica Shade, The Organic Center 
  • Timothy Bowles, University of California Berkeley
  • Robert Crystal-Ornelas, University of Maryland
  • Alda Pires