Costs of Production for Organic Crops - 2014

MAFRD has released updated cost of production information for organic crops. Visit theMAFRD Cost of Production webpagefor Excel and pdf versions.

Organic Webinar Series 2013-14

A series of live webinars on organic production and marketing issues was held over the fall and winter of 2013-14. Recordings of these webinars are available below.

November 26, 2013Natural Systems Agriculture on the Canadian Prairies 
Dr. Martin Entz is a professor at the University of Manitoba who researches cropping systems and agronomy.
Recording links: (requires a short registration process) or

January 28, 2014Improving Organic Weed Management: Seedling and Seedbank Strategies
Dr. Eric Gallandt is a researcher at the University of Maine who studies weed ecology and management and sustainable agriculture.
Recording links: a short registration process) or

February 18, 2014The Plant’s Role in Soil Fertility Management
Dr. Diane Knight is a researcher at the University of Saskatchewan who studies soil biological processes in dryland agriculture systems.
Recording links: a short registration process) or

March 11, 2014Historical and current price trends in the organic grain marketplace 
Dr. Laura Telford is the Organic Marketing Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives and Matthew Holmes is the Executive Director of the Canada Organic Trade Association.
Recording (requires a short registration process)

March 25, 2014Grain buyers’ panel
Join Growers International Organic Sales, Grain Millers and other leading organic grain buyers to hear about opportunities in the organic grain sector.
Recording (requires a short registration process

It's Organic Week 2019

Join in the festivities by tuning in for one (or all!) of the instalments of our educational webinar series. Full schedule and registration info found here for each of our 5 webinars.

 Monday, September 9, 12:00PM-1:00PM – “Why soil belongs in organic”  Dag Falck, Nature’s Path.

 Tuesday, September 10, 1:00PM-2:00PM – “Get the real facts; unveiling up to date organic statistics” Tia Loftsgard, Canada Organic Trade Association.

 Wednesday, September 11, 4:00PM-5:00PM – “The First Ever Organic Food Processing Report” Laura Telford, Manitoba Government. 

 Thursday, September 12, 2:00PM-3:00PM – “Labour statistics on organic Farms” Martin Beaulieu, Statistics Canada. 

 Friday, September 13, 2:00PM-3:00PM – “Linking science with organic agriculture” Andrew Hammermeister, Organic Agriculture Center of Canada.