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Sustainable ag conference planned in February

FARGO, N.D. -- The Northern Plains Sustainable Ag Society will open its 32nd annual winter conference at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo with a marketing discussion that is free and open to the public.

The conference theme is "Sustainability in a Changing World." Keynote speakers are Micaela Colley from the Organic Seed Alliance, Kevin Murphy from Washington State University, and Jane Mt. Pleasant from Cornell University.

Workshop presentations include a livestock specialist for Artisan Beef, winter greenhouses, weed control, organic sustainability, Farm Breeder Club, introduction to permaculture, member profiles, local foods, food preservation, use of herbs, children's workshops and more. Organic banquet meals will be served during the conference.

For more information, call 701-883-4304, e-mail or visit Registration fees apply. Children under 18 accompanied by an adult are admitted fee.