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Orchardists, hobby gardeners, customers and those just beginning to explore fruit growing use our online resources to discuss topics related to organic fruit production, marketing, and policy.

Education

Learn from experienced fruit growers and industry professionals, access current research, find and share resources, and network with other members through seminars, workshops, field days and our quarterly newsletter, Just Picked!

Research

OFGA facilitates connections and collaborations with researchers at universities and private companies to address the challenges of managing fruit diseases and pests organically even in humid regions of the US.

Advocacy

OFGA is a professional organization able to represent the interests of member-growers in discussions about the public policies and programs that affect small growers.

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Best Practices for Pollinators

March 20, 2020, St. Anthony, MN

87% of Minnesota citizens are concerned about pollinator decline, and justifiably so. Bees and pollinators are struggling, putting both natural ecosystems and agricultural systems at risk. Learn ecologically sound land management practices that promote pollinators, climate resilience, clean water and lands.  Best Practices for Pollinators provides practical knowledge and innovation on pesticide reduction, habitat installation, fostering soil health, pollinator conservation and more. 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/best-practices-for-pollinators-summit-2020-tickets-86269206519

Soil Health Academy School

March 17-19, 2020, Lakeville, MN

Keys to Marketing Success: How to Become a Price Maker and not a Price Taker

Learn about how to significantly enhance the value of everything you produce, how to recognize, capitalize, and utilize emerging markets and revenue streams, how to develop a stacked enterprise system, how to develop multiple revenue streams per acre annually, etc.

https://soilhealthacademy.grazecart.com/sha-marketing

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