Events

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You'll find us at the following upcoming events:

  • Organic Farming Conference 2017

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    NCAP is excited to announce our 2017 Organic Farming Conference!
    The conference will be held at Canyon Crest Event Center, 330 Canyon Crest Drive, Twin Falls, ID 83301

    Wednesday, February 8 - Farming With Beneficial Insects and Pollinators

    8:00 am     Check-in

    8:30 am     Greetings and Introduction
    9:00 am     Role and value of pollinators and beneficial insects
       What is conservation biological control (CBC)?
       Basic bee biology
       Understanding and recognizing beneficial insects
       Farm practices to support pollinators and protect nesting area
       Designing and restoring habitat
    12:45 pm Organic, seasonal, locally-sourced lunch
    1:30 pm    Idaho resources for growers: financial and technical
       Implementation case studies
    3:00 pm     Breakout groups: applying what you’ve learned so far on your farm!
    4:00 pm     Additional Resources
    5:00 pm     Conclude
    6:00 pm     Optional Networking Dinner at Elevation 486
    Are you interested in making your farm more attractive to pollinators and natural enemies of crop pests? Wednesday's agenda includes a unique opportunity to use your farm as a case study! We will utilize the power of collective brain-storming during the course to design pollinator and beneficial insect habitat plans for a number of farms. If you would like one of those farms to be yours, please download this form and submit it via email as instructed in the form.

    Thursday, February 9 - Organic Grain Production

    We’ll celebrate the successes and address the challenges of organic transition and production through the lens of the burgeoning organic grain industry of southern Idaho. Information covered will be applicable to all production systems.

    8:00 am     Check-in

    8:30 am     Greetings and Introduction
    9:00 am     Research Presentations: Nitrogen, weed management and more!
    12:00 pm Organic, seasonal, locally-sourced lunch
    1:00 pm     Organic certification for new and experienced organic growers
    1:40 pm     Crop insurance
    2:00 pm     Farmer Panel + Farmer Exchange
    3:45 pm     Building a stronger local food economy with buyers
    5:00 pm     Conclude 

    Questions? Contact Jade Florence: jflorence@pesticide.org, 541.344.5044 x 33 

    Nearby Hotels in Twin Falls

    We’ve called the following hotel and these are the rates they indicated for the timeframe of the conference. NCAP cannot guarantee these rate and we have not blocked off any room. 

    Hilton    

    Fairfield Inn  

    La Quinta   

    (208) 733-8500
    1741 Harrison St N
    Includes breakfast, wifi
    $169 + tax/ $177 + tax per night
    (208) 734-8444
    1788 Washington St N
    Includes breakfast, wifi
    $119-$154 + tax per night
    (208) 736-9600
    539 Pole Line Road
    Includes breakfast, wifi
    $100 + tax per night
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