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June 2016: Summer organic events

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Manitoba tours & events

Carman, June 16, Organic Agronomy Training, Prairie Organic Grain Initiative and University of Manitoba, Cost $159.60, Click here for details

Carman, July 15 9:00 am–12:00 pm (followed by lunch).Ecological and Organic Farming Field Tour (Organic Field Crop Lab, University of Manitoba), Ian N. Morrison Research Farm, Carman MB. Cost: $15 (includes lunch). RSVP by Monday, July 11 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 204-474-8563. For more information, visit the Natural Systems Agriculture website

Rosser, July 25 Scott Beaton, in collaboration with Manitoba Harvest, are hosting an organic hemp demonstration plot and fertility plots. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details or call 204-229-2018

Location and date TBD OPAM summer farm tour, stay tuned for details

Online Webinar June 28, 9:30-11:00 am. Whole Farm Nutrient Management Planning for Organic Farmers: Part 1 – Sampling in the green manure crop. This webinar, led by Joanne Thiessen Martens, is for organic farmers and crop advisors in the prairies. It is part 1 in a series on nutrient management planning tools for organic cropping systems and will explore the place of green manure sampling and analysis to help assess soil fertility on organic farms. To register and for more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.204 474 6236

Glenlea organic field plots, September 18 1-4 pm, Celebrate Open Farm Day and the 25th anniversary of the Glenlea organic plots. Click here for details (available later in June)

Glenlea, September 23, Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Glenlea organic plots with a tour to be followed by pizza cooked in an outdoor oven at the Farm and Food Discovery Centre. Cost $20. Stay tuned for details

Saskatchewan tours & events

Regina, June 15-17 Farm Progress Show Drop by the SaskOrganics booth – Hall 9 Booth #92213

Wood Mountain, July 5 Cover Crop Field Day at Upland Organics 9 am-3 pm. Morning speakers: Garry Richards on the benefits of cover crops and Dr. Jeff Schoenau on soil health. Lunch provided by Sunrise Foods Inc. Free before June 24th. Late registrants pay $5. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call 306 640-6790

Carrot River area, July 19 TCO Cert Chapters 3 & 5 Farm Tour

Saskatoon area July 19-21 Ag in Motion. Visit SaskOrganics at Booth #562 and see an organic weed management demonstration by Comb Cut each day at 11am. The show is on the south side of Highway 16, 15 min. NW of Saskatoon, SK, near Langham. Range Road 3083, RM of Corman Park Section 15.

Redvers/Carlyle, July 21 Taylor Grains and Back to Your Roots (transitioning farm)

Truaux, July 22-23, SOCA Field Tour

Regina area July 28, TCO Chapter 4 and SaskOrganics Field Tour, Click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP

Swift Current August 9 8:15am-5pm, Swift Current Research & Development Centre. Morning field trial tours followed by oral presentations in the afternoon. Field equipment will be on display all day. Lunch and snacks included. Cost $20. Call 306 770-4432 for more info or to register.

If you are planning a vacation further afield, check out all of the upcoming farm tours in the Prairie region here. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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2nd Organic Science Conference

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