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Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI

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Location: Statewide

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Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison

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Building a Movement: Origins and Evolution of the Organic Farming Movement

Date: May 8, 2014, 4:00pm

Location: 1420 Microbial Sciences Building, UW-Madison

Posted May 2014

Roger Blobaum, a longtime leader and advocate in organic farming, will talk about the origins and evolution of the organic farming movement on Thursday, May 8 at 4 p.m. in 1420 Microbial Sciences. Blobaum was formerly with CERES Trust and is a board member of Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), where he founded the Organic University training program.

This lecture is sponsored by the Department of Horticulture and the Department of Agronomy.

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