Organic Certification Course to be Presented

Video course on organic certification to be presented. Event sponsored by SARE and university extention offices in Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and Indiana.

by Dani Yokhna

Organic Certification CourseIf you go ….

Contact Alan Sundermeier
(419) 354-9050

Contact Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant
(217) 968-5512

Contact Vicki Morrone
(517) 353-3542
(517) 282-3557 (cell)

Contact Jerry Nelson
(812) 886-9582
(765) 714-9044

DVDs of this video presentation and past video presentions on topics such as raising poutry are available. Contact Jerry Nelson, (812) 886-9582 or

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Attend the Tri-state Organic IP Video Series presents “Introduction to Organic Markets and Certification,” 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, EST.

Speaking will be farmers who practice organic production, who will share their experiences with the organic-certification process, and economists from Purdue University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), who will look at organic markets and economics.

The lineup includes:

  • Cathy Greene of USDA’s Economic Research Service;
  • Corinne Alexander of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics;
  • Harriet Behar, Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Services;
  • Gary Reding, Langeland Farms, Greensburg, Ind.; and
  • John Cherniss, Blue Moon Farm, Urbana, Ill.

The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, University of Illinois Extension, Purdue University Extension, and Ohio State University Extension are the sponsors.

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