Organic Advisory & Education Council

Organic Advisory & Education Council

Calling for Submissions


OAEC is currently seeking applicants for its
‚Äč4-H/FFA grant program. The program is open to all students junior high through college who wish to conduct self-directed organic research. Past topics have included weed research, fertilization comparisons, and seed trials.


For more information check out our Projects page.

Current and Ongoing Organic Research in Montana & News


Update in progress

New Organic Research Reports


OAEC commissioned two quantitative analyses reviewing the existing research on Canada thistle and field bindweed which were recently completed by MSU researchers. Both weeds were identified of special concern by Montana growers based on surveys OAEC conducted in 2013.


For a synopsis of either study or to read the full reports, click here.

We all have an interest in healthy food grown in sustainable and sound ways without toxic chemicals. Working together is an incredibly successful strategy for finding balanced new ways of thinking about and understanding nature, growing food and feeding ourselves. The OAEC needs your support. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today.