Category Archives: Crops

Do you have a water contingency plan?

In 2016, many areas of the province saw very warm and dry conditions, and many wells were still dry leading into the winter. In other years, like the start to the 2017 growing season, the province experienced periods of excessive … Continue reading

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Standards Interpretation Committee Comment Period (July 4 – August 4, 2016)

From the Organic Federation of Canada: Standards Interpretation Committee: Questions and Answers Regarding National Standards for Organic Agriculture Below are proposed answers to questions, raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture. The proposed responses are subject to a … Continue reading

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Organic Master Gardener Course Presented by COG

Do you love eating organic? Have you always wanted to grow your own food and ornamental gardens? Then the Organic Master Gardener Course is for you! This fall, Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is expanding the Organic Master Gardeners Course to … Continue reading

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Webinar – Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems, 7 June 2016

Presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – Science and Technology National Technology Support Centers 7 June, 2016 3:00 pm Eastern Time Join this webinar (Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems) to learn about the methods of weed control commonly … Continue reading

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OMAFRA Welcomes Weed Management Lead

Welcome to Mackenzie Lespérance, OMAFRA Weed Management Lead.  Mackenzie will be happy to assist both organic and conventional growers with any questions related to weed management in horticultural cropping systems.

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Standards Interpretation Committee: New comment period March 7-April 7, 2016

From the Organic Federation of Canada: Below are proposed answers to questions, raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture. The proposed responses are subject to a 30 day comment period. All comments regarding these answers should … Continue reading

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Biocontrols for berry growers

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Improving the potential for successful biocontrol strategies on strawberry and raspberry farms.  Tuesday March 8, 2016 Springfield Golf and Country Club, Guelph 9:00 am-4:00 pm March 8 2016 Biocontrol Agenda and Registration Form (2 pages) Information will…

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