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Winter Conferences for Fruit and Vegetable Growers

This is a list of winter educational conferences for fruit and vegetable growers in Minnesota and surrounding states. If you attend, please say hello to our many Extension Educators, researchers, and graduate students who will be giving talks! Stop by the UMN Extension booths at the MFVGA and SFA Conferences to visit with us as well. Read on to see the list.

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Jan. 10-11: Minnesota Organic Conference. MN Dept. of Agriculture. St. Cloud River's Edge Convention Center. Click here for the schedule and speakers. Registration links will be provided there soon.

Jan. 17-18: MFVGA Conference (Upper Midwest Fruit, Vegetable & Farmer's Market Conference & Trade Show). St. Cloud River's Edge Convention Center. Register and get info here.

Jan. 25-26: Emerging Farmers Conference. MN Food Association. University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus. Register and get info here. 

Feb. 9, with Feb. 8 evening social: Sustainable Farming Association Annual Conference. St. Joseph, MN. Register and get info here.

Feb. 16: Winter Winegrape Workshop. Southern MN Wine Growers Alliance. Location TBD. Check back for information and registration or email

Feb. 21-23: Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Conference. La Crosse, WI. Register and get info here. 

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