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The GPOF Conference is a collaboration of private, public and government agencies including organic farmers, the PA Dept. of Agriculture, Rodale Institute, PA Certified Organic (PCO), Organic Valley Dairy, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), GMO Free PA and PA Farm Link. This event supports Northeast and Mid-Atlantic farmers by presenting information on the best organic farming practices currently available.

In conjunction with the Growing Pennsylvania’s Organic Farms Conference is the Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) Annual Meeting to be held December 12, 2017 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. Join PCO members and staff for an educational evening that will include remarks by Cheryl Cook, the PA Department of Ag Deputy Secretary for Market Development and recipient of the 2017 Meritorious Service to Agriculture Award presented by the National Farmers Union. Attendees will also enjoy the Founding Farmer Awards, discussion circles, PCO’s business meeting and a delicious dinner! Additional registration is required for this meeting. Please register at:

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“When vegetable growers approach crops, they look at the whole system. Part of that system is fertility, part is using the right products and the other part is choosing the right variety, and then getting all of these to work together.
“Our presentation is about delegating, handing out responsibility and inspiring people to stay committed to efficiency.
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Event Details
East Coast
Meeting / Gathering
Sheraton Hershey Harrisburg
4650 Lindle Road
17111 Harrisburg , PA
United States
Tue, 12/12/2017 (All day) to Wed, 12/13/2017 (All day)