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By Laura Rance OrganicBiz staff Manitoba farmers are facing some tough choices when it comes to squeezing a profit out of the crops they grow in 2016. But the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development annual crop production guidelines indicate there are still profits to be made in both conventional and organic production systems. These […]
By Lorraine Stevenson OrganicBiz staff Owners of a Pipestone-area farm that has more than tripled its cropped acres in less than a decade say its all due to switching from conventional to organic. Bryce Lobreau, who farms with his parents Danny and Robin, said they decided to transition their farm in 2009 to add more […]
By OrganicBiz staff (as supplied by Grain Millers Inc. in Yorkton, Sask.) There are several recommended varieties of milling oats for the Canadian Prairies. With good agronomic management under conventional or organic systems, these varieties offer the best opportunity for producing food quality oats. Summit Leggett Stride Ruffian Minstrel Souris Camden (may require fungicide in […]