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July 2018

OPAM Farm Tour and Potluck Supper at Boundy Farms

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

What you'll see: * manure composting in windrows * field crops including spring wheat, hemp, barley-pea intercrop * green manure mix, silage mix * equipment including Einbock Aerostar tine weeder, Yetter rotary hoe, row crop cultivator, Pottinger synchro heavy duty deep tiller, Pottinger terraces C9 air drill How to get there: From Boissevain, go 2 miles out on #10 and then 7 miles west on #3 to road 122 W. Then travel 1/2 mile north. The yard is on the…

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Farm Clubs & Field Tours – July 2018 // Organic Alberta

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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$12.00

FARMERS COMING TOGETHER TO LEARN, SHARE KNOWLEDGE, AND BUILD NETWORKS Our newest project is here! Join Organic Alberta for our first Farm Club meetings this July. Farm clubs will help improve farming practices through self-directed learning by providing opportunities for farmers to discuss their challenges and collaborate on solutions. Five regional hubs will be held throughout the province, where farmers can meet to share their challenges, interests, best practices, and solutions. The focus is on organic grain producers, but all who…

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Turning Dirt Into Soil: Tools to Create High-Functioning Soil

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Upland Organics Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan Canada + Google Map
$100

PLEASE NOTE: If you register for this July 25th Workshop, one admission to the July 26th Soil Health Field Day is included in your purchase. Therefore, you do not need to buy a ticket for July 26th, however we will need to know for planning purposes if you will in fact be attending the field day as well. We will contact you to confirm. A workshop for learning about soil structure and biology and how to assess the health of the soil on your farm. There will…

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Parkland Diversification Foundation Field Day

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

What you'll see: * Oats and Quinoa underseeded with cover crops * Green manure mixtures * Fertility management using green manures and grazing * Organic oat breeding trials How to get there: Located 3 miles south of Roblin on Hwy 83 and 1/2 mile west on Rd 148

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Soil Health Field Day: Upland Organics

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Upland Organics Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan Canada + Google Map
$25

Guest Speakers: Jay Fuhrer: Soil Health Specialist, NRCS, Bismark, ND Kevin Elmy, P.Ag: Friendly Acres Seed Farm Inc., Saltcoats, SK The afternoon will include viewing: -multiple cover crop variety plots -intensive grazing fields -equipment demonstrations

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Farm Clubs & Field Tours – July 2018 // Organic Alberta

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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$12.00

FARMERS COMING TOGETHER TO LEARN, SHARE KNOWLEDGE, AND BUILD NETWORKS Our newest project is here! Join Organic Alberta for our first Farm Club meetings this July. Farm clubs will help improve farming practices through self-directed learning by providing opportunities for farmers to discuss their challenges and collaborate on solutions. Five regional hubs will be held throughout the province, where farmers can meet to share their challenges, interests, best practices, and solutions. The focus is on organic grain producers, but all who…

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August 2018

Organic & Low-Input Agricultural Systems Field Day

August 1 @ 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
Walker Place, 2150 Walker Street
Swift Current, Saskatchewan
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$30

Host: AAFC Co-Host: SaskOrganics Field trials in the morning tour will include: Intercropping and following cash crops, Diversified cropping strategies to improve sustainability of organic production: Cover crop blends and following cash crops, Allelopathy, Tillage timing and intensity, Polycrop mixes for grazing, New organic trials and studies starting in 2019, among others.

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Northwest SK Organic Producers Field Day

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Save the date! We are planning a field day in the Richard, SK area on the 7th of August. Details and registration info coming soon so stay tuned!

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Plant Breeding for Low Input Systems

August 8 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm
University of Alberta Crop Research Centre, 5427 118 St NorthWest
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2V8 Canada
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$15

Organic Alberta, in conjunction with the Bauta Initiative and the University of Alberta, is hosting a Plant Breeding for Low Input Systems event on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018. Here you will hear from breeders, farmers, and industry about what it takes to breed cereals for organic and low-input production. We will also be talking about the selection process, the traits farmers and buyers are looking for, and about organic cereal agronomy. The day will feature new varieties, new research, and…

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Natural Systems Agriculture Group Tour of Ian N. Morrison Research Farm

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What you'll see: * mechanical weed control in cereals, dry edible beans and green manures including in-crop tillage, Comb Cut and inter-row tillage * grazing warm-season cover crops and cover crop mixtures * testing oat varieties under organic production (conventional oat varieties and organically bred oat varieties * seed increases in farmer-bred wheat lines - what are the possibilities for farmers to breed and market their own varieties? * using spring fallow to control Canada thistle * moisture conservation in…

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