Category Archives: Soil

New, free soil health publications available to order!

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is rolling out a total of 21 new soil health publications. These publications provide best management practices to help you preserve and conserve soil while improving soil health and crop production. Check … Continue reading

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Have you thought about planting a windbreak?

Windbreaks are a great way to reduce soil erosion and increase crop growth on your farm. They reduce wind speeds, which can increase growth of crops for a distance of up to 20 times the height of the trees. The … 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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Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) 2016

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) will be taking place from 17-18 February, 2016 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. This year’s program has a number of sessions of general interest for organic growers such as Frost … Continue reading

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