Stay up to date on the latest news and stories of organic farming on the prairies and beyond.

Organic On-Farm Trials and Demonstration Plots

COG’s Third Edition of the Organic Field Crop Handbook Set Now Available!

Farm Credit Canada Field Management Software Discount

PRAIRIE ORGANIC FARMERS RECEIVE AN EXCLUSIVE 40% DISCOUNT
Record, organize, and analyze your organic field records for better results. Enter all your details from planting to harvest.

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.
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Peat Soils – How do we manage them for organic agriculture

Fact Sheet: Intercropping

INCREASING CROP DIVERSITY
Explore intercropping to find synergies, or ways that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

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: Living With Weeds

PUTTING WEEDS INTO AN ECOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Yes, there are weeds on organic farms. But hey, there are weeds on non-organic farms too. Learn how to approach weed management.

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.
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Organic Alberta is Hiring – Communication Coordinator

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Organic Alberta is Hiring – Events Coordinator

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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
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Organic Inspection is Done!

INSPECTION EXPERIENCE FROM A NEW FARMER
by Keely Wohlgemuth of The Z Spread Farm, Organic Grain farmer at Wanham, Alberta

Webinar: Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems

RECORDED WEBINAR
Learn about the methods of weed control commonly employed by organic producers
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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

Do you have a nutrient management plan for your farm?

KNOW YOUR CURRENT WHOLE FARM NUTRIENT STATUS AND NEEDS
Participate in an on-Farm Nutrient Management Consultation Program for organic farmers

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?

New Report: Growing Organics on the Prairies

ORGANIC PRODUCTION DATA
Canadian Organic Trade Associations publishes new data on organic production on the prairies.
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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.
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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.
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Organic Agronomy

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY
Take your agronomy skills to the next level with in-person training and mentorship support on organic farming.