It’s not your grandparents’ farm

Ag Days talk highlights advancements being made to support modern organic farmers By Lorraine Stevenson OrganicBiz staff It’s often said Grandpa’s farm was organic — just because he used no chemical inputs. But how a past generation ran a farm and what present-day organic farmers do aren’t just years apart. Producers operating organic production systems […]

Manitoba organic farmers now have an extension agronomist

OrganicBiz staff After a five-year-long hiatus, Organic farmers in Manitoba now have their own extension agronomist thanks to a partnership between the Manitoba Organic Alliance, the University of Manitoba and the provincial and federal governments. Katherine Stanley will be improving organic extension capacity in the province by offering educational opportunities and one-on-one support, a Manitoba […]