The making of a green manure mix

By Alexis Stockford OrganicBiz staff For organic grain farmers without livestock such as Carnegie Farms north of Brandon, green manure has become a mainstay for nutrient management. Visitors to the fully organic operation’s field day Aug. 4 took in two green manure mixes, ranging from peas, beans, oats and buckwheat to a field with all […]

OPAM Farm Tour

OPAM Farm Tour at Alan and Shannon McKenzie’s farm, Nesbitt, Manitoba. You will see the following crops: hemp mustard pea-mustard intercrop oat-radish intercrop if time allows, visitors will also see a warm season cover crop and a small plot of pumpkins grown in mulch The tour will be followed by a potluck BBQ supper which […]