Healthy Farms Conference is Jan. 27 & 28

Over 30 breakout sessions on a range of topics

John Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri, Columbia. Greg Gunthrop, Gunthrop Farms, Springfield Township, Indiana. (Courtesy of Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society)

COLUMBUS, Neb. — The Healthy Farms Conference is right around the corner. On January 27th & 28th in Columbus, NSAS will host our annual conference featuring John Ikerd and Greg Gunthorp.  Click here for more information: Abstracts We have over 30 breakout sessions ranging from sustainable vegetable production to marketing, and from cover cropping to organic livestock.  The complete agenda can be found online.  Another highlight of the conference is the Youth Program. Click here for the Youth Program schedule: Youth Program Columbus. We have a great lineup of speakers, and we encourage the whole family to attend.  Scholarships are available for youth to attend.

A few quick reminders:

Online Registration now open, visit for more details

Lodging; Lodging rooms are still available, but should be made right away. There are several options for lodging including 2 level suites. To make a reservation call, 402-564-1492. Rivers Edge lodging includes a complimentary breakfast, fitness center, family rooms, and a pool that includes a family friendly water park. Rooms should be reserved under the Healthy Farms Conference block.

Conference foods; We are in the process of crafting the menus. If you have any foods you’d like to contribute please let us know. Here is a sheet of specific items the chef is seeking: 2017 Healthy Farms Conference Foods

Click here to view the brochure: NSAS Brochure

— Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society

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