Balancing complex organic rotations

By John Greig OrganicBiz staff One of the biggest challenges for organic farmers is coming up with the complex crop rotations that help them manage nutrients, markets and environmental impacts. Katherine Stanley, a research associate at the University of Manitoba, outlined the multiple factors organic farmers need to take into consideration when determining their crop […]

Cover crop field day

A field day in southern Saskatchewan focused on the benefits of cover crops for organic and conventional farms By Leeann Minogue OrganicBiz staff Southern Saskatchewan farmer Cody Straza has an ambitious goal: “zero till organic farming.” To get there, Straza will rely on cover crops as a large component of his management plan. “There is […]