ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s only statewide conference on organic agriculture is going virtual for 2021. The Minnesota Organic Conference, hosted by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture will take place every Thursday in January, beginning Jan. 7.

Virtual sessions will begin at 3 p.m. and provide farmers and others interested in organic agriculture the opportunity to learn more about healthy farms, food businesses and soils.

The sessions include: Jan. 7: Back to the Future: Regenerative-Organic food production for good health; Jan. 14: Connecting soil, animal and human health; Jan. 21: The challenges of our times: Climate change, COVID and organic farm viability; and Jan. 28: Soil health on organic farms.

To register and for more information, visit or call Cassie Dahl at (651) 201-6134.