Gary Zimmer is Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Midwestern BioAg. Known as the “father” of biological agriculture, Zimmer is an internationally known author, speaker, and consultant. He owns Otter Creek Organic Farm, a family-operated, award-winning 1,000 acre farm near Lone Rock, WI, and has been on the board of Taliesin Preservation Inc. since 2011. Zimmer is the author of three books, The Biological Farmer (Second Edition), The Biological Farmer and Advancing Biological Farming, and numerous articles on soils and livestock nutrition.
Gary will give a primer on the concept of "biological farming" and talk about how it can help improve a farm's bottom line.
Peter Johnson is well-known to growers in Ontario. Following a 30-year career with OMAFRA as the cereals specialist, Peter is now the resident agronomist with Real Agriculture, where he posts a weekly podcast “Wheat Pete’s Word”.
Peter will be addressing a hot-button issue: climate change! He'll also be taking questions from the floor, so if you have a burning question that you want Peter's take on, this is your chance!
To wrap up the day, a grower panel with Peter and Gary chiming in.
Sponsorship & booth space available!