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NC Organic No-till
Corn Trials

New factsheet on the preliminary research on evaluating starter fertility sources in organic no-till corn production. [fsg factsheet='evaluating-starter-fertilizer-sources-in-organic-no-till-corn-production']

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NC Organic No-till
Corn Trials

New factsheet on the preliminary research on evaluating starter fertility sources in organic no-till corn production. [fsg factsheet='evaluating-starter-fertilizer-sources-in-organic-no-till-corn-production']

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NC Grains for Brewing
and Distilling: FAQ sheets

Because of the growing interest of NC brewers, maltsters, and distillers to use NC-grown grain, we have put together a factsheet covering two aspects of the market:  one for brewers, maltsters, and distillers, and one for farmers.  However, the information in these should answer some of the basic questions for each of the groups.  Please feel free to contact us with more questions. [fsg factsheet='nc-grains-for-brewing-and-distilling-faq']

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2011-2014 organic
wheat OVT results

Results from 2011-2014 organic wheat OVT's are now available. Click here for a pdf.

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2011-2013 Organic
Soybean OVT Results Available

Results from three years of the organic soybean Official Variety Trials (OVT) are now available.  These trials were planted on organically managed land at NC research station and on NC farms.

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Organic Farm Tour
this Summer!

Organic Farm Tour: Reedy Fork Farm July 7, 2015 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Elon, NC Reedy Fork Organic Farm is a certified organic dairy and feed farm located on 500 acres of beautiful farmland. Originally a tobacco farm, it became a dairy in the 1950’s and transitioned to a certified organic dairy farm in 2007. George Teague, his son, and nephew run the farm now, and are a proud family farm member of the Organic Valley Cooperative. They also operate an organic feed mill, grow organic grain and forage crops, and produce organic beef and eggs. Join us for an insider tour of this impressive farm, focusing on organic production practices for large scale grain and forage operations. We will tour the dairy, feed mill, and field crops, as well as an optional stream restoration and conservation project. Registration To register for this farm tour, fill out on-line registration at: go.ncsu.edu/reedy_fork Contact Molly Hamilton with questions, at 828-273-1041 or molly_hamilton@ncsu.edu Registration fee of $10 (includes lunch) This tour is sponsored by Organic Valley Cooperative.

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Two new factsheets!

Two new factsheets are available now:  1.  NC Grain for Malting, Brewing, and Distilling: FAQ; 2.  Evaluating Starter Fertilizer in Organic No-till Corn You can find each from the following MORE »

Follow us on Twitter

You can now get updates on events and news from the NC Organic Grain Program at NC State University on Twitter.  Follow us MORE »

NC Organic Cost Share Program

North Carolina is now accepting applications for the Organic Certification Cost share program. Growers, Handlers and Processors will be reimbursed 75%, up to $750, the cost of obtaining organic certification. Expenses must have MORE »

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Organic OVT results for wheat 2011-2014

The results of the 2013-2014 organic wheat OVT trials have been analyzed and have been complied with results since 2011-2012 and are available on our website. Click here for the pdf MORE »

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Organic Farm Tour: Reedy Fork FarmTue Jul 7, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Reedy Fork Farm, 7092 Sockwell Road, Elon, NC 27244, United States
— 6 days away
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