Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference

NOFA New York 2017 Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference Featuring Keynote Speaker Jack Lazor, founder of Butterworks Farm!

organic dairy and field crop conferenceMarch 16-17 at the Holiday Inn Syracuse (441 Electronics Pkwy, Liverpool, NY 13088)

NOFA NY is excited to announce its 6th Annual Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference! New this year, they are expanding to a 2-Day event featuring half day intensive workshops on March 17. The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Liverpool/Syracuse, New York, just off the Thruway and Interstate 81.

They welcome veteran farmers, beginning farmers, and farmers interested in transitioning to organic management. This year we will honor Michael & Gayle Thorpe, NOFA-NY’s Farmers of the Year. Additionally, NOFA-NY Certified Organic, LLC staff will be presenting on Transitioning to Organic Dairy Management and available throughout both the days to answer questions at their trade show booth. Enjoy two days of learning, networking, and information exchange.



A PDF version of the Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference brochure is now available online! Read the brochure here!




Registration Fees:

  • Full Conference: $120.00 (includes dinner)
  • Thursday Program: $65.00 (includes lunch)
  • Thursday Dinner $15.00
  • Friday Program: $40.00 (includes brunch)
  • Children 12 and under: Free


Please consider donating food to the Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference. The wholesale value of your donation can be taken as a tax-deductible donation. Food donors are listed in the conference program and in the banquet hall. To donate food, contact Paul Loomis at or call 585-271-1979 X 515.


The Holiday Inn, located at 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, New York, is the ideal choice for the NOFA-NY Organic Dairy and Field Conference. The Holiday Inn is easily accessible from the NYS Thruway and interstate 81 and offers free parking. Hotel rooms are available at a discounted rate of $92/room. In order to receive this rate, you must identify yourself as a NOFA-NY Conference Attendee. To reserve your room, call the Holiday Inn at 315-457-1122.

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