March 1st, 2024 Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference

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Join NC State and Carolina Farm Stewardship Association for the 2024 Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference!

This year we’ll be gathering at University of Mount Olive on March 1st, 2024. The conference will feature sessions on a range of topics including evaluating organic inputs, land access and transition, accessing producer grants and conservation funding, and non-GMO and alternative organic grains production. We’ll also have on-farm demonstrations in the afternoon.

Registration is currently open through Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. Scholarships are available for Extension Agents through SARE.

Please direct any questions to Hannah Moshay at NC State, or Mary Beth Miller at Carolina Farm Stewardship Association,

We hope to see you there!

2024 OCLC Flyer PDF

Organic Commodities & Livestock Conference

MARCH 1, 2024


9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (8 a.m. CHECK IN)


Sandy Maddox Agriculture & Education Building

408 Garner Chapel Road

Mount Olive, NC 28365



Registration is required. There is a $35 fee to cover breakfast and the keynote lunch.


This year’s conference will include on-farm sessions & demos!

Topics Include:

  • Organic Pest & Disease Management
  • Accessing Grant Programs & Conservation Funding
  • Utilizing Plant Tissue & Compost Analysis
  • Budgeting & Cash Flow
  • Small Ruminant Health & Forage
  • Niche Meat Marketing
  • Non-GMO & Organic Grains: Production to Consumption
  • Precision Ag Technologies
  • Cover Crop Research Updates
  • Soil Health for Organic Systems

This event is supported through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP), a program of the USDA Organic Transition Initiative and is administered by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP).