It’s not too late to register for this webinar. Dr. John Biernbaum will share his expertise and experiences with creating soil media for transplants, following NOP organic practices. Hope you can join us tomorrow 2 pm EST.
What is needed to participate in the webinar is a computer with internet connection and speakers, either in the computer or externally, connected to your computer. This is no fee to participate in the webinar. Your registration means that you have been counted and that you know your computer can connect with us easily at the time of the webinar. Hope to hear from you tomorrow!  On Friday is Organic Dairy systems at 2 pm also!
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From: eOrganic [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 12:35 PM
To: Morrone, Vicki
Subject: [eOrganic Updates] Reminder: Growing Organic Transplants Webinar Tomorrow, Organic Dairy Broadcast on Friday

Reminder: Growing Organic Transplants Webinar Tomorrow, Organic Dairy Broadcast on Friday

There is still time to register for this Tuesday's eOrganic webinar on Root Media and Soil Fertility for Organic Transplants<>, presented by John Biernbaum of Michigan State University at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). In this webinar, John will focus on helping farmers understand simplified root media and fertility management options for high quality transplants. Topics covered include: 1) growing container options, 2) selecting and blending root media components and amendments, 3) water soluble and mid-crop nutrient sources, 4) compost as a primary, on-farm or locally available root media and nutrient management tool, and 5) how irrigation methods impact root media and nutrient management. The webinar is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. Register now at

On Friday, join the eOrganic dairy team for a live broadcast of a presentation by Heather Darby of the University of Vermont, and Cindy Daley of the University of California-Chico from the NOFA-NY Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference in Syracuse, New York, entitled Healthy Soils for a Healthy Organic Dairy Farm<>. The presenters will discuss how to build and maintain healthy soils and soil testing for nutrients and overall health. They will share recent on-farm research results that show the changes in forage quality and milk production on amended and non-amended organic pastures. The free broadcast will take place on November 4, 2011 at 1:15 PM Eastern Time (12:15 PM Central, 11:15 AM Mountain, 10:15 AM Pacific Time). Advance registration is not required for this webinar; however, space is limited. To participate, at the presentation start time, sign on at

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