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March 2018

“Under our Feet”-Soil Health Conference, Trade Show and SaskOrganics AGM

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre, 2002 Airport Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7L 6M4 Canada
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$40 – $100

Program 8.00am Registration & Coffee 8.30am Welcome - Garry Johnson, SaskOrganics President 8.40am Dr. Diane Knight, PhD, MSc, BSc College of Agriculture & Bioresources, U of S 9.30am Break/Trade Show Time 10.00am Myriam Fernandez, PhD Swift Current Research & Development Centre 10.50am Bobbi Helgason, PhD, PAg Saskatoon Research & Development Centre 11.40am Dunling Wang, PhD, PAg, & Cody Straza 12.00pm Lunch/Trade Show Time 1.00pm SaskOrganics AGM 2.15pm Richard Wilkins - Drift Watch 2.45pm Break/Trade Show Time 3.05pm Lena Syrovy, MSc,…

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April 2018

Spring Workshop on Organic and Low-Input Agricultural Research

April 4 @ 11:30 am - 5:15 pm
Swift Current Research & Development Centre, Gate 3 Airport Road
Swift Current, Saskatchewan S9H 3X2 Canada
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FREE

This is a free half-day workshop focusing on Organic and Low-Input Agricultural Research Program will include: *Updates on Organic Research: Intercropping, cover cropping, tillage, crop rotation, forage role in cover crops *Broadleaved weed control by Phoma macrostoma in Organic agriculture *Soil Organic Matter: Controls and influence in organic production systems *Mixed Grain intercrop research *Prairie Organic Grain initiative: Research Update *Climate Change: the end of high-input, high-cost, high emission agriculture? For more information and to register call: 1-306-770-4495

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June 2018

Farming Organically-What Does it Take?

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room #6 Queensbury Convention Centre EVRAZ Place, 1700 Elphinstone Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P2Z6 Canada
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$30 – $70

Are you or someone you know interested in Transitioning to Organic Agriculture, but aren’t sure where to start? This workshop will provide you with the tools and info you need to get started in the process. Presentations will include information about: General Organic practices, requirements, paperwork, Certification, Agronomics, Marketing Organic Grain, and testimonials from farmers who have made the switch to Organic. There will be some resource manuals and materials related to going Organic for sale at the event as…

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Working Together-The Benefits and Challenges of Intercropping

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room #6 Queensbury Convention Centre EVRAZ Place, 1700 Elphinstone Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P2Z6 Canada
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$30 – $70

This workshop will provide scientific and practical information from Researchers and Producers experienced in the method of intercropping. There will be an emphasis on practical take-home knowledge, producer testimonials, and opportunities to ask lots of questions.

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July 2018

Harris Farm Tour

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stony Mountain, Manitoba Canada
Free

What you'll see: * intercrops of flax with corn, spring wheat and lentils * field crops including corn, spring wheat, einkorn and emmer * managing different green manure mixtures with roller-crimping and grazing There will be as BBQ after the tour sponsored by Overton Environmental Enterprises. How to get there: From the north perimeter take summit road (7E) which is a half mile east of the highway 6 lights. Head north 5 1/2 miles. The farm is on the west…

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

July 11 @ 10:00 am - July 31 @ 3:00 pm
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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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Farm Clubs & Field Tours – July 2018 // Organic Alberta

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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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Regenerative Agriculture Workshop – Focus on Organic Production 

July 17
$300

Are you currently Certified Organic? Or are you farming conventional and are interested in the possibilities of organic production? Then this workshop is important. Agriculture is based in the principles of biology. Become a Biological Farmer and embrace Regenerative Principles to make your farm profitable and sustainable. The workshop is all day July 17 followed with a morning tour July 21 to demonstrate regenerative practices. July 17 in Brandon (Location TBD) Tour July 21 in Boissevain Workshop Coordinators - Blain Hjertaas and Michael Thiele Maximum 30 producers.…

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

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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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Keewatin Farm Field Day

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$40 – $50

Located on the picturesque Oddie-McNeil farm 20 minutes North of Regina, this field day will be full of interesting presentations, networking, field tours, and equipment demos. Lunch and beverages will be provided and the day will conclude with a delicious supper to fill you up for the drive home. Come prepared for the weather, rain or shine!

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