Intended audience: Producers, agricultural professionals, university faculty
and students, and Extension personnel.
Conference format: Nine farmers using sustainable practices will share their
experiences with the audience. The conference is designed so that all
participants will be able to hear all presenters in concurrent small group
discussions with ample opportunity for questions, answers and discussion.
1. Increase awareness of sustainable farming practices now being used and
create broader ownership in the principles associated with sustainable
agriculture among a variety of sizes and types of production systems.
2. Discover sustainable farming practices that may be adaptible to other
3. Exchange information among participants about sustainable farming practices.
Sponsors: Minnesota Extension Service and College of Agriculture, University
of Minnesota; W.K.Kellogg Foundation; Cenex/Land O'Lakes; Minnesota Institute
for Sustainable Agriculture; and Cargill, Inc., Fertilizer Division.
Registration information: Contact: Kelly Fisher, Phone 800-367-5363 or
612-625-8215, Extension Special Programs, Educational Development
System,Minnesota Extension Service, 405 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Ave., St. Paul,
For content information: Contact Don Olson 612-625-9292 or Phil Larsen
Before Feb. 8, $65 for first family member, $36 for each additional family
Philip O. Larsen
Department of Plant Pathology
University of Minnesota
1991 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
phone  625-1999 or  625-8200
FAX  625-9728
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org