SILVER SPRING, MD, February 12, 2019 — Mercaris, a market data and auctions startup helping to grow organic and non-GMO agriculture in the U.S., will attend and speak at the MOSES Organic Farming Conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin, from February 21 – 23, 2019. Jessie Bovay, director of business development at Mercaris, will join Carmen Fernholz of OFARM and CJ Eisler of Pipeline Foods as a panelist at the conference’s Field Crop workshop — Organic Grain Marketing. Covering the marketing landscape for organic producers, the session will offer guidance when looking for reliable buyers, trustworthy representation in the marketplace and tools for robust price discovery.

“As grain marketing experts, we’re excited to analyze trends and deliver informed perspectives for this year’s workshop attendees,” said Jessie Bovay, director of business development at Mercaris. “It’s an honor to contribute to such a knowledgeable panel of industry professionals, helping educate today’s farmers and agriculture professionals for sustainable growth.”

Hosted by the Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) for its 30th year, the three-day event will house over 3,500 participants, 60 workshops and 170 industry vendors, bringing together the strongest network of U.S. organic and sustainable farming peers from around the country. Participants will gain practical ideas to improve their farms, discover new resources and further connect with their community.

To learn more about Mercaris and its insight into the marketing streams associated with organic grain, please attend this year’s Organic Grain Marketing workshop.

• When: Saturday, February 23 from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

• Where: La Crosse Center, 300 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, Wis., Workshop Session III

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About Mercaris

Since 2013, Mercaris has been helping its customers capitalize on growing demand for organic and non-GMO foods by providing market access and services tailored to the needs of the identity-preserved agriculture industry. Mercaris focuses its data and services on identity-preserved commodities, including organic and non-GMO corn, soybean, meal, and wheat markets across all regions of the United States and Canada, and recently launched an organic dairy initiative. Mercaris also maintains an online Auctions Platform, a pioneering tool that enables buyers and sellers to find new markets and more profitably trade organic and non-GMO commodities.

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