Start the organic transition on a high note

A big part of going organic is getting things in shape before starting the transition. That’s according to Martin Entz, a professor and natural systems agriculture researcher at the University of Manitoba. Entz has spent years asking organic hopefuls to take a hard look at their management pre-transition and to take advantage of conventional tools […]

Organic conference draws a crowd

By Lorraine Stevenson OrganicBiz staff The game of chess isn’t learned easily, requires forward thinking, and you have to like playing it. That’s why University of Manitoba plant scientist Martin Entz compares it to organic farming. “It takes a long time to learn to do this well,” he said during his opening address to last […]