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August 2017

Green Manure Demo, Carnegie Farms, Don and Al Krueger

August 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Brandon, Manitoba Canada

This is a large organic grain farm near Brandon on Newdale clay. You’ll see two different blends of green manures followed by a discussion of the challenges and opportunities for green manure production Directions: Head west on the #1 highway from Brandon. Go North at 270. Turn west on Elton.  The entrance to the yard immediately follows the first home on the south side of the road. Pre-registration is not required. This event is brought to you by the Manitoba…

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Hemp Production Services Organic Field Day

August 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

What will you see and learn? Effect of organic fertilizers and application methods on hemp yield - field trial. Martin Entz from U of M will join us in discussing the field trial and share findings from his organic trials examining organic phosphorus amendments. Effect of seeding date and rainfall on weed management and hemp yield - field trial. Green manure rotational trial investigating the effect of different green manures on hemp yield. Hemp stand on alfalfa breaking. Tour of…

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September 2017

Organic Week in Winnipeg: Talk and Doc at Sam’s Place

September 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sam’s Place, 159 Henderson Hwy
Winnipeg, Canada

TALK & DOC: Sept. 21 | Sam’s Place | 7pm Join us for a talk with avid cook and Microbiologist, Nandita Selvanathan. Taste the delicious organic dishes prepared to Nandita’s recipes by the talented kitchen staff at Sam’s Place, available for purchase. -Then- Watch the documentary “For Our Peat’s Sake”- about peat moss harvesting, its environmental & cultural damage and how organic production works to minimize damage in agriculture. A Q & A with producer Thayer McInnis will follow the…

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Organic Week in Winnipeg: Cook and Doc at The Food Studio

September 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Food Studio, 3200 Roblin Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

COOK & DOC: Sept. 22 | The Food Studio | 7pm Nandita’s classes are a wonderful means of community building. Participants will learn to prepare delicious dishes which are fresh and healthy, while realizing that we all are connected to each other and to Mother Earth through food. This event also features a screening of the documentary “For Our Peat’s Sake”- about peat moss harvesting, its environmental & cultural damage and how organic production works to minimize damage in agriculture.…

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October 2017

Annual General Meeting – Manitoba Organic Alliance

October 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverbank Discovery Centre, 1-545 Conservation Drive
Brandon, Manitoba Canada

Join us for our Annual General Meeting in Brandon; featuring a discussion on Organic Agricultural Insurance in Manitoba. October 23 1 pm-4pm Riverbank Discovery Centre 1-545 Conservation Drive Special Guests: Marla Carlson, Sask Organics Representatives from Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation Agenda items include a panel discussion on current Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation’s (MASC) insurance products for organics, and what measures could make its program more comprehensive for Organic producers. Panel members will include Doug Wilcox of MASC, and Marla Carlson…

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November 2017

Organic & Non-GMO Forum

November 6, 2017 - November 7, 2017

In his keynote address, Mark Cotter, CEO of The Food Group, will illustrate to attendees at the Organic & Non-GMO Forum in St. Louis, Missouri, November 6-7, how breakthrough thinking, trendspotting and data-driven insight can help navigate the challenges of the $47 billion U.S. organic marketplace, where food sales grew 8.4 percent last year, according to a recent Organic Trade Association survey. The growing market for organic, non-GMO and healthier food products is being driven by macro trends related to…

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Organic & Non GMO Forum

November 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - November 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

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Manitoba Organic Hemp Production Meeting – Hemp Production Services/Hemp Genetics International

November 8, 2017
Ian N. Morrison Research Farm Carman, Manitoba Canada

This Organic Hemp Production Meeting is organized for producers to learn about the latest research on organic hemp production. The morning program includes: an overview of findings from 2017 hemp research plots a discussion of producer-directed organic hemp research for 2018 information about contracting your 2018 organic hemp crop with Hemp Production Services. The afternoon program is a Good Agriculture Collection Practices Certification Workshop sponsored by the Canadian Hemp Trade Association. For more information, see the attached announcement.

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Organics – Is it for Me? The Benefits and Barriers of Transitioning to Organic Agriculture

November 23, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Room #4 Queensbury Convention Centre, EVRAZ Place, Regina, Sask., 1700 Elphinstone Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P2Z6 Canada
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$50 - $70

Transitioning to Organic Agriculture Information Workshop presentations include: Organic Certification Orgranomics 101 Grain Marketing Information Transition Experiences from Farmer Panel To register for this event, please visit our Eventbrite page or contact SaskOrganics at 306-535-3456 or [email protected]

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Digesting cover crops

November 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Canadian Western Agribition Regina, Saskatchewan Canada + Google Map
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