NCAP organic farming conference set Jan. 20 in Boise

The Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides presents its ninth annual Organic Farming Conference Jan. 20 at the Boise Centre.

The one-day conference will include sessions on the farm bill; Coops in local food systems; organic certification; the heirloom corn project; and the state of organics. There will be farmer and buyer panels.

The cost of the conference is $50. For more information, and to register online, go to the NCAP website.

The conference is sponsored by USDA Risk Management Agency, Idaho State Department of Agriculture, Clif Bar, Oregon Tilth, University of Idaho Extension and SARE.