Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2018: $68,437.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2020
Grant Recipient: American Society of Agronomy
Region: North Central
Dr. Christopher Boomsma
American Society of Agronomy
The organic market continues to expand, offering a significant opportunity for organic grain farmers. Regulations and the associated inspection and certification processes are intended to ensure compliance to a set of standards, and this provides consumers with confidence in the products they are purchasing. Organic certification is a commitment of time and learning, and education and support opportunities enable farmers to find success when embarking on this challenge.
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This product is associated with the project "An Introductory Virtual Training Curriculum for Crop Advisers and Extension Educators Working with Transitioning Organic Grain Crop Producers"