You'll find us at the following upcoming events:
- Wednesday, February 08, 2017 at 08:00 AM – February 09, 2017
- Canyon Crest Event Center in Twin Falls, ID
- $45.00 USD
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-in8:30 am Greetings and Introduction9:00 am Role and value of pollinators and beneficial insectsWhat is conservation biological control (CBC)?Basic bee biologyUnderstanding and recognizing beneficial insectsFarm practices to support pollinators and protect nesting areaDesigning and restoring habitat12:45 pm Organic, seasonal, locally-sourced lunch1:30 pm Idaho resources for growers: financial and technicalImplementation case studies3:00 pm Breakout groups: applying what you’ve learned so far on your farm!4:00 pm Additional Resources5:00 pm Conclude6:00 pm Optional Networking Dinner at Elevation 486Are 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-in8:30 am Greetings and Introduction9:00 am Research Presentations: Nitrogen, weed management and more!12:00 pm Organic, seasonal, locally-sourced lunch1:00 pm Organic certification for new and experienced organic growers1:40 pm Crop insurance2:00 pm Farmer Panel + Farmer Exchange3:45 pm Building a stronger local food economy with buyers5:00 pm Conclude
Questions? Contact Jade Florence: email@example.com, 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.
1741 Harrison St N
Includes breakfast, wifi
$169 + tax/ $177 + tax per night(208) 734-84441788 Washington St NIncludes breakfast, wifi$119-$154 + tax per night(208) 736-9600539 Pole Line RoadIncludes breakfast, wifi$100 + tax per night