I will not be able to attend this. It is an FYI. Minnesota Organic Conference and Trade Show Jan 15-16, 2010 St Cloud Civic Center Minnesota Department of Agriculture expects 500 people to attend the event. Keynote speakers will be agricultural journalist Alan Guebert, whose “Farm and Food” opinion column is syndicated in more than 70 rural and farm publications, and Angie Tagtow, a registered dietician who helps audiences connect the dots between healthy soils, healthy foods, and healthy people. The conference will also offer more than 35 breakout sessions for crop, livestock, fruit and vegetable growers. A concurrent trade show will feature seed companies, machinery dealers, fertilizer suppliers, grain and dairy buyers, certifying agencies, and educational displays. Conference web site is
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