Auburn to co-sponsor organic conference

The sixth annual Alabama Organic Vegetable Production Conference and Trade Fair will be Nov. 11 and 12 at the Solon Dixon Conference Fair in Andalusia, Ala.

The conference is sponsored by Auburn University, the Alabama Agricultural Experiement Station, Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network.

Anyone interested in producing and marketing organic products will find this conference "Metting the Challenges of Organic Farming in Alabama" useful.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. on Nov. 11.

The deadline for pre-registering is Oct. 24. The $75 fee covers the conference sessions, resource materials, social event and three meals.

If interested, visit http://www.ag.auburn.edu/aaes/organicveg/ or call 334-844-2124.