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Organic crops in good shape ahead of harvest

By Marlo Glass Glacier FarmMedia staff Organic commodity producers are expecting large crops in good condition ahead of the 2020 harvest season. “I’m hearing most crops are very good, especially the cereals,” said Laura Telford, organics sector development specialist with the government of Manitoba. Recent dryness in Manitoba won’t have much of an impact on […]

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Organic processing in Manitoba a bright spot

The numbers look slim, but experts say Manitoba’s modest processing increases in 2016 miss part of the story. By Alexis Stockford Glacier FarmMedia staff Manitoba had one more organic processor in 2016 than 2015, according to the last Organic Agriculture in the Prairies report, but provincial organics expert Laura Telford says the view might be more optimistic […]