Category Archives: Public Connections

OMAFRA Welcomes Thomas Ferguson, Forage & Grazier Specialist

Thomas recently joined the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) as the Forage and Grazier Specialist. Thomas is based in the province’s Lindsay office. Through experience in the agricultural service industry and as a Certified Crop Advisor, … 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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Call for Abstracts Extended: 2nd Canadian Organic Science Conference

From the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada/Organic Science Cluster II: The Call for Abstracts for the upcoming 2nd Canadian Organic Science Conference has been extended! The deadline for abstract submission for consideration for an oral or poster presentation is now … 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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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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Changes to The Canadian Organic Standards – An Essential Update

The Canadian Organic Growers (COG) will be hosting a second round of webinars in February to bring people up to speed on the changes to the Canadian Organic Standards: “The revised Canadian Organic Standards were released Wednesday, November 25, 2015. … Continue reading

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Organic Federation of Canada AGM – Jan 29, 2016

INVITATION! The Organic Federation of Canada will hold its Annual General Meeting Friday, January 29th 2016, from 2:00 to 4:00 EST Location: Pinetree Room B, Royal Brock Hotel – Best Western, 716 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario AGM Panel A 1-hour panel … Continue reading

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