Organic Farming Systems Webinar Series
Select presentations from the USDA ERS 2011 Organic Farming Systems Conference (March 16-18) will be viewable online.
March 16 - Wednesday
9:45 - 10:15 EST (GMT -5:00) Comparing Organic and Conventional Agriculture in the U.S.—What Can We Measure? John Reganold, Washington State University
10:30 - 12:30 EST (GMT -5:00) Productivity in Organic Farming
Systems—Findings from U.S. Long-term Experiments. Michel Cavigelli,
USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Kathleen Delate, Iowa State University,
Jim Kotcon, West Virginia University, and Jon Baldock, University of
March 17 - Thursday
8:30 - 9 EST (GMT -5:00) Social Dimensions of Organic Production and Systems Research. Douglas Constance, Sam Houston State University
11 - 12:45 EST (GMT -5:00) The Environmental and Social Impacts of
Organic Farming. Frank Louws, North Carolina State University, Jeff Moyer,
Rodale Institute, Deborah Stinner, Ohio State University, and Jeff Coulter,
University of Minnesota, moderator: Bernhard Freyer, University of
Minnesota/ University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences
March 18 - Friday
The final day's events are being offered as a single Webinar - Register https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/948104241
8:30 - 9 EST (GMT -5:00) Organic Agriculture—Global Contributions to Environment and Food Security. Nadia Scialabba, Senior Officer, Sustainable Development, FAO-UN
9 - 9:25 EST (GMT -5:00) Organic Cropping Systems for Vegetable Production: Crop Nutrition and Environmental Effects. Kristian Thorup-Kristensen, Copenhagen University
9:25 - 9:50 EST (GMT -5:00) Transition to Organic Fruit Production—Impacts on Yield and Environmental Performance in a Muscadine Vineyard. Girish K. Panicker, Director, Center for Conservation Research, Alcorn State University
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2011 Organic Farming Systems Conference live online.