Turning livestock mortalities into compost

By Greg Berg OrganicBiz staff Livestock producers are always working to avoid mortalities, but they do happen and are an unfortunate part of production. In addition, dealing with the carcass afterward can be time consuming. On display at Manitoba Ag Days this past January, BioMulcher is designed to handle these dead animals by mechanically breaking them […]

New funds for organic research

Researchers at the long-term organic research trials at Glenlea will be getting some state-of-the art equipment By Laura Rance OrganicBiz staff The federal and provincial governments capped off National Organic Week by announcing a $366,000 investment in organic research at the University of Manitoba on Sept. 23. “This strategic investment in equipment and infrastructure will […]