Hear stories of transition from fellow farmers who have shifted from conventional to organic grain farming. Learn about their successes, challenges and experiences.
GROWING ORGANIC CEREALS AND PROTECTING WILDLIFE HABITAT
Find out how this farm decides the best organic crops to grow
SUCCESS IN PLANNING ROTATIONS
Find out how this farm incorporated weed management, fertility and financial planning into their crop rotations to make for a smooth transition.
FARMER IN LAST YEAR OF TRANSITION
Hear reflections from a new farmer in his last year of transition and how planning and adapting has helped him through the transition period.
Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Calls
THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Join us monthly to hear from and speak with local farmers, experts, and researchers of the industry.
Fact Sheet: Rotations
DESIGNING A SYSTEM THAT WORKS FOR YOU
Developing an optimal rotation plan involves two main sets of decisions, which crops to grow, and in which order to grow them.
Fact Sheet: Cultural Practices
TO GIVE THE CROP ADVANTAGE
Cultural techniques provide the conditions for strong crop competitiveness and thus for optimal crop yield and quality.
Fact Sheet: From Harvest to Sale
MAINTAINING FOOD QUALITY IN STORAGE
Maintaining that quality after harvest is the key to successful marketing, to pleasing customers and to gaining top dollar for top quality.
Glenlea Research Station Celebrates 25th Year of Organic Research
CHECK OUT THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY VIDEO FOR RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
Consider time when planting green manure mixes
GREEN MANURE MIXTURES NEED 50 PER CENT LEGUME BIOMASS TO FIX ENOUGH NITROGEN
By Shannon VanRaes OrganicBiz staff
Webinar: Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems
Learn about the methods of weed control commonly employed by organic producers
10 Things I Learned In Our First Year Farming
REFLECTIONS FROM A NEW FARMER
by Keely Wohlgemuth of The Z Spread Farm, Organic Grain farmer at Wanham, Alberta
New Funding for On-Farm Nutrient Management
PRAIRIE ORGANIC GRAIN INITIATIVE RECEIVES RESEARCH FUNDING
Funding will support farmers in developing farm nutrient management plans
Get Maximum Benefit from Green Manures
MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND CROP SELECTION
How do Green Manures benefit my farm and what can I do to get the maximum benefit?
Prairie Organics: Think Whole Farm Presentations
VIDEOS FROM THE CONFERENCE
If you missed any of the great talks, you have another chance to view some of the presentations.
Manitoba Ag Days Presentations
VIDEOS FROM 2016 EVENT
Hear it from the farmer's mouth as experienced organic farmers discuss their challenges and successes in transitioning.