EVENTS

Learn about organic grain production, marketing, certification and more at one of the many events taking place across the prairies.

31
Dec

Bring an event to your area

Are there farmers in your area that might be interested in transitioning to organics? Contact us to set up an event.

22
May

Soil Health and Organic Farming Webinar Series

WEBINAR
OFRF and eOrganic are excited to announce a new series of webinars focused on the topics covered in OFRF’s new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides. The webinars are recommended for farmers, ranchers, extension agents, educators, agricultural professionals, and others interested in building soil health.

25
Jan

Organic Alberta Conference: Growing Healthy Farmers, Fields, & Food

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, AB
Join the largest gathering for the organic industry in Alberta for Organic Alberta's 2019 Central Conference!

25
Jan

Regenerative Agriculture and Soil Health Intensive Workshop

SURREY, BC
Learn about farm hydrology, soil ecology, soil health and business growth, and more!

24
Jan

Organic Sessions at Manitoba Ag Days

BRANDON, MB
Learn about organic production costs, markets, and more!

16
Jan

Lower Financial Risk by Increasing Soil Health

WEBINAR
Farmer experience and research have shown that healthy soil is the best form of crop insurance

31
Dec

What’s Your Story? Producer Focus Groups

MULTIPLE DATES AND LOCATIONS ACROSS CANADA!
Please join Canadian Organic Growers (COG) at one of their upcoming farmer focus groups to tell them what it takes to transition to organic production.

14
Dec

Farm Club – Glenlea, MB

GLENLEA, MB
Farm Clubs are a great way to share knowledge between producers and discuss successes and challenges of different farming practices, marketing strategies and more!

7
Dec

Farm Club – Roblin, MB

ROBLIN, MB
Farm Clubs are a great way to share knowledge between producers and discuss successes and challenges of different farming practices, marketing strategies and more!

6
Dec

Farm Club – Brandon, MB

BRANDON, MB
Farm Clubs are a great way to share knowledge between producers and discuss successes and challenges of different farming practices, marketing strategies and more!

4
Dec

Coffee Shop Talk

TELECONFERENCE
Learn about no-till organic transition, with and without grazing with Dr. Jose Franco

27
Nov

Regenerative Agriculture Conference

BRANDON, MB
Attend the first-ever Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA)’s Regenerative Agriculture Conference “Adapting to Today’s Food and Farming World”. This exhilarating Manitoba-based agricultural event will take place on November 27-28, 2018 at the Victoria Inn in Brandon, MB.

26
Nov

Dryland Organic Workshop – TCO Cert Chapter 7

MOOSE JAW, SK
Hear from top-notch researchers with quality on-farm experience in dryland organic production!

23
Nov

Manure – Brown, Green, or Both: Benefits & Challenges of Each

REGINA, SK
This workshop will have researcher and producer guest speakers, discussing manure and it’s various types & applications used for fertility in Organic production.

22
Nov

Transition to Organic Agriculture – Information Workshop

REGINA, SK
Interested in transitioning to organics but not sure where to start?

21
Nov

SK Ag: Intercropping & Cover Cropping – Is it for You?

REGINA, SK
Learn about intercropping and cover cropping at this workshop!

14
Nov

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative November Teleconference Call

GROWING THE ORGANIC COMMUNITY THROUGH EXCHANGE!
Join the call and hear the results of the Organic Agriculture on the Prairies - 2017 Data Report with Jill Guerra, COTA.

14
Nov

Getting the Most out of Every Acre

BRANDON, MB
The science and practice of intercropping

13
Nov

2018 Trade Rankings: Navigating Trade Disruptions and Volatility

WEBINAR
Learn about new trade opportunities in developed and emerging markets.

2
Nov

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Celebration Reception

SASKATOON, SK
Join us for a reception to celebrate the Prairie Organic Grain Initiative (POGI) at Organic Connections!

1
Nov

Organic Connections Conference & Trade Show

SASKATOON, SK
Growing organics to meet the demand. Connect with hundreds of organic farmers!

10
Oct

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative October Teleconference Call

GROWING THE ORGANIC COMMUNITY THROUGH EXCHANGE!
Join us for a Double Speaker Line-Up!

1
Oct

Soil Carbon Measurement Workshop

IRRICANA, AB
The science behind soil carbon sequestration is evolving and not always easy to understand, so we are running a field day on how measuring soil carbon levels work and how to increase those levels on your land.

29
Sep

Soil Erosion Series Field Day

LA GLACE, AB
Are you a landowner, municipality or manager that has water related erosion issues? The Soil Erosion Series Field Day will showcase a range of erosion control and mitigation techniques completed on eroded and incised streambanks in the County of Grande Prairie.

12
Sep

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative September Teleconference Call

GROWING THE ORGANIC COMMUNITY THROUGH EXCHANGE!
The Canadian Organic Growers undertook the Agri-Risk project to examine the risks and costs of transitioning to organic crop and livestock production. The project team developed a detailed report and a referral tool informed by a literature review, on-farm case studies, and focus groups held across Canada. Join the call to learn more about the project and its results.

25
Aug

Qu’Appelle Beef Facility Tour

WOLSLEY, SK
Are you an organic beef producer or considering getting into organic beef production? Tour Canada's first craft beef brand facility!

9
Aug

Natural Systems Agriculture Group Tour of Ian N. Morris Research Farm

CARMAN, MB
Tour the Ian N. Morris Research Farm and see mechanical weed control in cereals, dry edible beans, and green manures including in-crop tillage, comb cut and inter-row tillage, and much more!

9
Aug

Cover Crop Field Day

8
Aug

Plant Breeding for Low Input Systems

EDMONTON, AB
Join us for a Participatory Plant Breeding Field Day to visit trial plots and learn about the collaboration of farmers and breeders developing new varieties of oats bred specifically for organic production.

7
Aug

Northwest SK Organic Producers Field Day

RICHARD, SK

2
Aug

Exporting Products to Taiwan

WEBINAR
Join this webinar for an overview of the market and a step by step walk through of the organic import process in Taiwan.

1
Aug

Organic and Low-Input Agricultural Systems Field Day and Tradeshow

SWIFT CURRENT, SK

1
Aug

Hemp Farm Tour

SHELLBROOK, SK

31
Jul

Alberta Southern Region Farm Club & Field Tour

HAYS, AB
Farmers coming together to learn, share knowledge, and build networks - Join a farm club in your area!

26
Jul

Soil Health Field Day: Upland Organics

WOOD MOUNTAIN, SK
Enjoy an afternoon viewing multiple cover crop variety plots, intensive grazing fields, and equipment demonstrations.

26
Jul

Natural Systems Agriculture Group Tour of Glenlea Research Farm

GLENLEA, MB
Tour the Glenlea Research Farm and see long-term organic and conventional rotation plots with a focus on weeds, soil health, and economics, learn about manure application in organic systems to restore crop productivity and more!

25
Jul

Turning Dirt Into Soil: Tools to Create High Functioning Soil

WOOD MOUNTAIN, SK
A workshop for learning about soil structure and biology and how to assess the health of the soil on your farm. There will be both classroom and field components so that participants will gain practical knowledge and experience which they can then take back and apply to their own operations.

25
Jul

Parkland Diversification Foundation Field Day

ROBLIN, MB
Join the Parkland Diversification Foundation Field Day and tour oats and quinoa underseeded with cover crops, green manure mixtures, and much more!

24
Jul

Alberta Peace Region Farm Club & Field Tour

WANHAM, AB
Farmers coming together to learn, share knowledge, and build networks - Join a farm club in your area!

24
Jul

South East Research Farm Intercropping Field Day

REDVERS, SK
Join the South East Research Farm for a general crop research tour and intercrop tour!

23
Jul

Axten Farms Loyal to the Soil Field Day

MINTON, SK
Spend the morning learning about soil health and practices that allow farmers to be "Loyal to the Soil". In the afternoon, join a farm tour and demonstration at Axten Farms!

21
Jul

OPAM Farm Tour and Potluck Supper at Boundy Farms

WINNIPEG BEACH, MB
Join this event and tour manure composting in windrows, field crops including spring wheat, hemp, barley-pea intercrop, green manure mixes and more!

20
Jul

Keewatin Farm Field Day

REGINA, SK
Located on the picturesque Oddie-McNeil farm 20 minutes North of Regina, this field day will be full of interesting presentations, networking, field tours, and equipment demos.

18
Jul

Alberta South-Central Region Farm Club & Field Tour

OKOTOKS, AB
Farmers coming together to learn, share knowledge, and build networks - Join a farm club in your area!

17
Jul

Regenerative Agriculture Workshop for Organic Producers

BRANDON, MB
Join Blain Hjertaas and Michael Thiele as they discuss ecosystem principles, regenerative agriculture, carbon, nutrients, weeds and tillage, integrating livestock, soil biology, and problem solving using regenerative agriculture principles and soil testing.

13
Jul

Perennial Grains Workshop

BRETON, AB
Perennial crop production (grains, oilseeds, pulses) is an emerging field of research in North America. Some of the research on perennial cereal grain is taking place in right here in Alberta at one of the province’s oldest agriculture research stations. Rural Routes to Climate Solutions is giving you an opportunity to see it for yourself.

12
Jul

Alberta Central Region Farm Club & Field Tour

MILLET-FALUN, AB
Farmers coming together to learn, share knowledge, and build networks - Join a farm club in your area!

11
Jul

Alberta North-Central Region Farm Club & Field Tour

GUNN, AB
Farmers coming together to learn, share knowledge, and build networks - Join a farm club in your area!

10
Jul

Harris Farm Tour

STONY MOUNTAIN, MB
Tour intercrops of flax with corn, spring wheat and lentils, and field crops including corn, spring wheat, einkorn, and emmer!

9
Jul

Abtshof Farms Field Day

ELIE, MB
Tour Abtshof Farms with Graeme Sait!

26
Jun

Farm Tour with Dr. Martin Entz

LIBAU, MANITOBA
Tour Dr. Martin Entz's farm and see field crops including wheat, flax, soybean and alfalfa!

22
Jun

Working Together: The Benefits and Challenges of Intercropping

REGINA, SK
Scientific and practical information from researchers and producers.

21
Jun

Farming Organically – What Does it Take?

REGINA, SK
Interested in Transitioning to Organic Agriculture? Find out more at this great 1/2 day workshop.

13
Jun

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative June Teleconference Call

GROWING THE ORGANIC COMMUNITY THROUGH EXCHANGE!
In 2017, the Organic Value Chain Roundtable consulted Canadian national and provincial organic associations to learn more about the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the sector. Join Marie-Eve Levert for a discussion about the results of this SWOT analysis and its implications for the organic industry.

9
May

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative May Teleconference Call

Growing the organic community through exchange!

26
Apr

Organic Agronomy Coffee Shop Talk

DIAL IN
Dr. Bobbi Helgason, Soil Microbial Ecologist, AAFC Saskatoon Research and Development Centre will discuss links between management practices and the microbiome.

24
Apr

Organic Farm Club

LA SALLE, MB
Organic farm clubs, or production groups are a great way for producers to get together in a format of peer to peer learning, to share knowledge with each other. We provide the place (and snacks!) and you provide the conversation. Organic and non organic producers welcome.

11
Apr

Prairie Organic Grain Industry Monthly Teleconference – Organic Science Cluster Call – Part II

Growing the organic community through exchange!

6
Apr

2018 Organic Grain & Field Crops Conference

LA CRETE, AB
Join us for the 2018 Organic Grain & Field Crops Conference in La Crete! Learn about transitioning, growing and marketing organic grains April 6, and dig deeper into soil health, fertility, managing weeds and more April 7! CEU credits and childcare available!

5
Apr

Save the Date for the Organic Alberta Annual La Crete Conference

LA CRETE, AB
Mark it in your calendars, folks! The 2019 Organic Alberta La Crete Conference is taking place on April 5th and 6th at the La Crete Heritage Centre. More details coming soon!

4
Apr

Spring Workshop on Organic and Low-Input Agricultural Research

SWIFT CURRENT, SK
Join Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for updates on organic research, weed control, soil organic matter, mixed grain intercrop research, and climate change discussions!

28
Mar

Organic Science Cluster Call – Part I

Growing the organic community through exchange!

23
Mar

SaskOrganics Annual General Meeting

SASKATOON, SK
Save the Date!

23
Mar

Under Our Feet

SASKATOON, SK
SaskOrganics is excited to be presenting a great line up of Saskatchewan researchers who will be sharing their research findings on a number of different topics.

15
Mar

Organic Grain Production in Northern Alberta with Dr. Martin Entz

MACKENZIE COUNTY, AB
Calling all Mackenzie County Farmers! Come learn about Soil Health and Weed Management in Organic Grain Production Systems by joining the conversation on March 15th or 16th.

14
Mar

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

Growing the organic community through exchange!

23
Feb

Prairie Organics: Think Whole Farm 2018

BRANDON, MB
Two full days featuring leading edge producers and researchers! Get your tickets now!

21
Feb

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

Growing the organic community through exchange!

9
Feb

Sustainability & Profits: Organic Ideas to Help You Grow

RED DEER, AB
If you are a farmer or rancher working to grow a sustainable and profitable farm business, this event is for you! Discover innovative ideas, practical techniques and sensible management practices for every farmer at the 2018 Organic Alberta conference.

6
Feb

Organic Agronomy Coffee Shop Talk

DIAL IN!
On the call this month, listeners will hear from John Gavloski, Entomologist from Manitoba Agriculture. John’s presentation will be on “Identifying and Preserving Beneficial Insects”

24
Jan

Intercropping Innovators Workshop

REGINA, SK
Crops and Irrigation.

18
Jan

Organic Day at Manitoba Ag Days

BRANDON, MB
Trade show and learning events for organic and conventional producers

13
Jan

Young Agrarians Alberta Winter Mixer

ALIX, AB
Are you an aspiring or new farmer working on building a regenerative, ecological farm? Are you looking for opportunities to learn and connect? Join Young Agrarians for for two days of workshops.

10
Jan

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Growing the organic community through exchange!

8
Jan

Going Organic: What Does it Take?

SASKATOON, SK
The benefits and barriers of transitioning to organic agriculture.

30
Nov

Organic Hemp Production Meeting

SASKATOON, SK
This meeting is an opportunity for producers to learn about some of the latest research related to organic hemp production in the prairies.

29
Nov

Crops and Irrigation Intercropping Workshop

REGINA, SK
Join this intercropping workshop and hear from industry experts!

28
Nov

Organic Chickpea and Marrowfat Pea Information Day

SASKATOON, SK
There is a growing demand for organic Kabuli chickpeas and Marrowfat peas. Join this event for an informational meeting with speakers directly involved with the market, as well as speakers involved with weed and disease management in organic crops.

24
Nov

Digesting Cover Crops: How Adding Livestock to Cover Crops can Improve Soil Health & Profitability

REGINA, SK
SaskOrganics will be hosting a workshop about integrating livestock into your cover cropping and management plan.

23
Nov

The Benefits and Barriers of Transitioning to Organic Agriculture

REGINA, SK
SaskOrganics is pleased to be hosting a workshop about transitioning to Organic Agriculture!

22
Nov

Transitioning to Organic Field Crop Production: Shifting From Controlling Symptoms to Promoting Life

WEBINAR
With presenter, Ruth Knight and special guest, Stuart McMillan. Ruth will explore practical tips from 30+ years of experience working with a diversity of cropping and grazing systems.

8
Nov

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Growing the organic community through exchange!

11
Oct

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Growing the organic community through exchange!

5
Oct

Seminar: Glyphosate Effects On Cattle And Sheep

SWIFT CURRENT, SK
Join Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to hear from Dr. Ted Dupmeier, who will present on glyphosate effects on cattle and sheep.

23
Sep

Organic Gala Dinner

CARROT RIVER, SK
Join SaskOrganics at the Carrot River Inn to celebrate Organic Week, Canada's national celebration of organic food and farming.

13
Sep

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Growing the organic community through exchange!

23
Aug

Hemp Production Services Organic Field Day – Miami, MB

MIAMI, MB
Join Hemp Production Services for their field day and learn how to yield the most out of your hemp crop!

23
Aug

New Farmers Web Engagement – What’s your Recipe for a Better Food System?

WEBINAR
Food Secure Canada is hosting a web engagement session to hear from new farmers and their allies on what they would like to see in A Food Policy for Canada.

11
Aug

2017 Mackenzie County Agriculture Fair, Trade Show, & Field Tour

FORT VERMILION, ALBERTA
Hosted by the Mackenzie County Agricultural Service Board and the Mackenzie Applied Research Association

9
Aug

Dylan Biggs Stockmanship School

CHAMPION, AB
Learn a stress-free way to handle your cattle!

4
Aug

Carnegie Farm Tour

BRANDON, MB
Visit a large organic grain farm and see two different blends of green manures!

3
Aug

Johnson Family Farm Field Day

CANTUAR, SK
Hosted by Sask Organics

26
Jul

AOPA Field Day

STONY PLAIN, AB
Farm tour with Organic Farmer James Shoepp and guest speaker Greg Moline from Soil Solutions.

25
Jul

WADO Annual Field Day

MELITA, MB
Join this farm tour to see and learn about seeding dates in soybeans and hemp, strip til vs no-till, vs tillage in soybeans and peas, flax agronomy trials, hemp varieties and agronomy, peas, soybean, lentil variety trials, wheat nitrogen management, and intercropping trials.

21
Jul

OPAM Farm Tour

TREHERNE, MB
This farm tour will include visits to three locations, which will include first year cover crops, intercrops (wheat/red clover and silage corn/hairy vetch), a dairy operation and in-vessel composting facility, and a milling shed.

20
Jul

Southern AB Organic & Low Input Field Day with Mans Organics

COALDALE, AB
Hemp production, soil health, tissue sampling, cover crops, specialty crops & research updates from AAFC Lethbridge.

18
Jul

Give Peas a Chance

CARRINGTON, ND
Learn about field pea and oat varieties well suited to organic rotations by touring test plots with NDSU Carington Research Extension Centre's researchers.

18
Jul

Ag in Motion

SASKATOON, SK
Ag in Motion is the largest agricultural trade show in Western Canada that provides an outdoor venue for progressive farmers that want to see and feel the latest agricultural innovations – all in one place.

17
Jul

Organic Hemp Demonstration Plot

WINKLER, MB
This farm tour will discuss organic hemp agronomy and new innovations in mechanical weed control. Come see an in-crop cultivator in action in solid seeded organic hemp, as well as row cropped transitional hemp and a green manure field!

16
Jul

Redtail Farms Riparian Workshop – Castor, AB

CASTOR, AB
Learn about tree planting and implementing planting projects for pollinators, pest suppressing insects, shelterbelts, and riparian restoration.

13
Jul

Prairie Agriculture Carbon Summit

SASKATOON, SK
This event will bring together agricultural producers, researchers, government policy makers and the society at large to explore and discuss the role that agricultural practices currently play in the greenhouse gas balance, and the exciting potential that new technologies can provide.

30
Jun

Prairie Grass Ranch Farm Tour

HAVRE, MT
A farm tour of dryland cropping including lentils, Kamut wheat, emmer, cover crop crazing, roller crimper demonstrations, and much more.

30
Jun

Grazing School with Jim Gerrish

MULTIPLE DATES AND LOCATIONS AROUND ALBERTA!
Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced grazier, grazing school with Jim Gerrish will help you move to the next level.

29
Jun

Soil Health Workshop

SWIFT CURRENT, SK
A practical overview of soil health with Nicole Masters of Integrity Soils.

27
Jun

Food Barley Innovation: Opportunities for the Food Industry

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
Offered by GoBarley

27
Jun

Soil Health Workshop

MERVIN, SK
A practical overview of soil health with Nicole Masters of Integrity Soils.

26
Jun

AB & BC Peace Region Field Day with Organic Farmer, Jed Franklin

FLATROCK, BC
Hosted by Organic Alberta, learn about new organic research, organic management techniques, and crop varieties.

24
Jun

Mackenzie County Field Day with Mackenzie Applied Research Association

FORT VERMILLION, AB
Hosted by Organic Alberta, learn about new organic research, crop varieties, and cover crops.

23
Jun

Fort Ellis Farm Field Day

BOZEMAN, MT
Tours and presentations by MSU faculty and Extension specialists, as well as organic farmers.

21
Jun

OPAM’s Farm Tour and Potluck Supper

21
Jun

Soil Health Masterclass with Nicole Masters (Field Day)

FERINTOSH, AB
Hosted by Organic Alberta, join us for a surprising and revealing look at your most valuable asset... your soil.

17
Jun

Grassroots Family Farm Tour

FERINTOSH, AB
Hosted by Organic Alberta, tour this unique farm that brings together holistic management, permaculture, and organic farming principles.

14
Jun

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Growing the organic community through exchange!

13
Jun

Grazing School for Women

VERMILLION, AB
Join Alberta Agriculture and Forestry for the 15th annual Grazing School for Women!

10
Jun

Open House Farm Event

DENZIL, SK
Tour the Witzaney Family Farm and see their cover crops, field trials, and grain facility. Bring the kids to see their baby animals and enjoy wagon rides!

6
Jun

Soils Workshop with Dr. Jill Clapperton

MULTIPLE DATES AND LOCATIONS AROUND ALBERTA!
Healthy soil is the foundation for healthy food and a healthy world. Join Dr. Jill Clapperton to learn how to improve your soil health.

1
Jun

Young Agrarians Grow an Urban Farmer Mixer

EDMONTON, AB
Grow the community of urban farmers and gardeners in Edmonton!

30
May

Setting up for Farm Business Success Workshop

BLUE RIDGE, AB
Learn about succession planning, buying farmland, strategies for business and financial success!

12
May

Organic Production Workshop

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB
Free Workshop!

10
May

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Join us monthly to hear from and speak with local farmers, experts, and researchers of the industry.

12
Apr

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Join us monthly to hear from and speak with local farmers, experts, and researchers of the industry.

10
Apr

Transitioning to Organic Grains & Livestock Workshop

MANNING, ALBERTA
In partnership with Organic Alberta & NPARA

7
Apr

Organic Research Workshop

SWIFT CURRENT, SASKATCHEWAN
Free workshop!

7
Apr

2017 Organic Grain & Field Crops Conference

LA CRÊTE, ALBERTA
In partnership with Organic Alberta & MARA

31
Mar

SaskOrganics AGM & Soil Microbe Workshop

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN

15
Mar

Organic On-Farm Trials and Demonstration Plots

HOSTED BY THE PRAIRIE ORGANIC GRAIN INITIATIVE
Submit your application by March 15th, 2017!

10
Mar

2017 Winter Organic Agronomy Training Program

3 LOCATIONS: SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN | LACOMBE, ALBERTA | CARMAN, MANITOBA
3 Dates: January 10th | January 12th | March 10th

8
Mar

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Join us monthly to hear from and speak with local farmers, experts, and researchers of the industry.

28
Feb

Participate in the 2016-2017 Canadian Organic Research Needs and Priorities Assessment

HOSTED BY THE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE CENTER OF CANADA, DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Submit your input by February 28, 2017!

24
Feb

SaskOrganics Beef and Beyond Workshop

Consider certifying your livestock organic? Have certified organic livestock and can't find a market? Join us to learn more!

23
Feb

28th Annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference

LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN, USA

17
Feb

Save the Date: Organic Alberta 2017 Conference

LACOMBE MEMORIAL CENTRE, AB
Save the date!

15
Feb

Alberta Soil Science Workshop

COAST HOTEL IN LETHBRIDGE, AB
February 15 - 17, 2017

8
Feb

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Join us monthly to hear from and speak with local farmers, experts, and researchers of the industry.

7
Feb

WEBINAR: Transitioning Small Grain Production to Organic

HOSTED BY WEBINAR PORTAL FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES & OREGON TILTH

26
Jan

2017 Guelph Organic Conference and Trade Show

GUELPH UNIVERSITY CENTER, ON CANADA

19
Jan

Growing Quality Organic Grains at Manitoba Ag Days

KEYSTONE CENTRE, BRANDON MB
Save the date!

18
Jan

2017 Peace Agronomy Update

FAIRVIEW, AB
Hosted by North Peace Applied Research Association

17
Jan

Southwest Sask. Organic Producers Inc Producer Seminar

HOSTED BY TCO CERT.

11
Jan

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Monthly Teleconference Call

THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Join us monthly to hear from and speak with local farmers, experts, and researchers of the industry.

10
Jan

39th Annual Organic Matter Matters Workshop & Tradeshow

HOSTED BY NORTHERN PRAIRIES AG INNOVATION ALLIANCE
Minot, North Dakota, USA

7
Dec

Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security Webinar

22
Nov

Changes to the Canadian Organic Standards – COG Webinar Series

18
Nov

Soil Biology Restoration Webinar with Dr. Elaine Ingham

HOSTED BY SOIL FOOD WEB

17
Nov

Advanced Soils School with Nicole Masters

AGRICULTURE CENTRE, AIRDRIE AB
Hosted by Foothills Forage Association

9
Nov

Organic Grain Stakeholder Conference Call

PRAIRIE FARMERS ARE INVITED TO JOIN THIS INFORMATIVE CALL ON CLIMATE AND DESIGNING ORGANIC FARMING SYSTEMS:

5
Nov

Transition to Organic Farming Workshop (Humboldt) – SaskOrganics

HUMBOLDT, SK
A one day workshop to give you the tools you need to transition to organic farming.

3
Nov

Organic Connections

NOVEMBER 3-5, 2016, CONEXUS ART CENTRE
Full-Day Soil and Weeds Workshop, International & Local Experts, Latest Research and Science, Tradeshow & Organic Banquet and so much more!

1
Nov

Using Green Manure Online Course – Canadian Organic Growers

JOIN EXPERTS LEE MCFADYEN AND JACQUES LECAVALIER AS THEY EXPLORE THE BENEFITS AND PRACTICES OF USING GREEN MANURE CROPS

28
Oct

Whole Farm Nutrient Management Planning for Organic Farmers: Part 2 Webinar

JOIN PART 2 OF THE WEBINAR SERIES TO LEARN ABOUT ROTATION NUTRIENT BUDGET

19
Oct

THE BUSINESS OF SEED WEBINAR: Some Commercial Considerations

DURING THIS WEBINAR, WE’LL HEAR FROM CANADIAN AND US SEED TRAILBLAZERS

8
Oct

Transition to Organic Farming Workshop (Watrous) – SaskOrganics

WATROUS, SK
A one day workshop to give you the tools you need to transition to organic farming.

23
Sep

Celebrate 25 years of Organic Research at Glenlea Research Station

GLENLEA RESEARCH STATION, WINNIPEG, MB
Celebrate Organic Week, Farm & Food Awareness Week and the 25th anniversary of organic research in Manitoba!

19
Sep

2nd Canadian Organic Science Conference

SEPTEMBER 19 - 21, MONTREAL, QC
Scientists will present their research in all aspects of organic agriculture, including crop production, soil science, and more.

18
Sep

Open Farm Day/Organic Week Tour of Integrity Foods

RIVERTON (INTERLAKE), MB
Learn how to grow, harvest, and preserve organic food.

18
Sep

Open Farm Day/Organic Week Farm Tour at Howpark Farms

NEAR BRANDON, MB
See organic grains, grassfed organic beef and pastured chickens.

18
Sep

Open Farm Day/Organic Week Farm Tour at Blue Lagoon Organics

ST. FRANCOIS XAVIER, MB
Learn about certified organic farms while touring Blue Lagoon Organics.

5
Sep

Sunworks Farm Annual Farm Day

ARMENA, AB
Join Ron and Sheila Hamilton this Labour Day weekend to see their livestock and new meat processing plant.

17
Aug

High legume pasture and forage field day

NEAR LACOMBE COUNTY OFFICE, AB
Join us for a day discussing high legume pasture options, with equipment demos in the afternoon

11
Aug

Fresh Air Farms Field Day

NEAR MARCELIN, SK
Learn about: growing, harvesting and marketing certified organic hemp, the Lemkin Rubin 9, a high speed tillage implement (demonstration), and participate in field walks – hemp, faba beans and oats

9
Aug

Low-Input Agricultural Systems Field Day

SWIFT CURRENT, SK
Field trial research tours and oral presentations at the Swift Current Research and Development Centre.

7
Aug

Friendly Acres Seed Farm Crop Walk

NEAR ATWATER, SK
Come out to Crop Walk 2016 to learn about cover crops, equipment demos, and displayed crops.

6
Aug

TCOCert Chapter #1 Field Day

NEAR MANCOUN, SK
More information to come!

5
Aug

MARA Agriculture Fair and Field Tours

FORT VERMILION, AB
As part of the 2016 Ag Fair & Trade Show MARA is hosting field tours and agriculture industry presentations.

31
Jul

OPAM Farm Tour

NESBITT, MB
Visit Alan and Shannon McKenzie's farm and learn how they grow their crops.

28
Jul

ALUS Canada Launch and Announcement and Parkland County Farm Tour

SPRUCE GROVE, AB
Come find out what the ALUS program has in store and tour a Parkland County ALUS farm.

28
Jul

Combcut to Cover Crops Field Day

NEAR REGINA, SK
This event is open to everyone - organic, transitioning, and conventional farmers, consumers interested in learning more about local food production.

27
Jul

TCO Cert AOPA (AB) Chapter Field Day

NEAR VEGERVILLE, AB
Field day at the Daryl Cole Farm in conjunction with the Alberta Innovates Technology Futures research station

27
Jul

Kerry Wendel Farm Back to Your Roots Field Walk

NEAR SHELLBROOK, SK
See some newly transitioned organic hay and land.

26
Jul

P.H.S Field Management Meeting

SWIFT CURRENT, SK
Learn about "Maximizing your Kamut Returns" and Soil Healthy by Design with guest lecturer Dr. Jill Clapperton

26
Jul

Open Gate: Walls Farm Day

ALAMEDA, SK
Using grazing systems to produce healthy food and ecosystems.

26
Jul

McDonald’s Production Day Tour at MBFI Farm

NEAR BRANDON, MB
Learn about new and exciting sustainability methods that you can practise on your farm.

25
Jul

Organic Hemp & Fertility Demonstrations

ROSSER, MB
More details to come!

22
Jul

SOCA Organic Producers Association Annual Picnic & Field Day

NEAR AVONLEA, SK
Join SOCA on July 22 and 23 for an evening social and field tours.

21
Jul

Taylor Grains and Back to Your Roots

NEAR PARKMAN, SK
Greg and Cathy Taylor (Taylor Grains Ltd) are hosting a Back to Your Roots field walk on their farm.

19
Jul

CANCELLED – TCO Chapter 3 & 5 & SaskOrganics Crop Tour

CARROT RIVER, SK
Due to the flooding in Carrot River and Arborfield, Chapter 3 and 5’s Crop Tour scheduled for July 19th is CANCELLED! It might be rescheduled, but there are no plans at this time. We wish our members in the flooded areas all the best in recovering from the damage.

15
Jul

Ecological and Organic Farming Field Tour

CARMAN, MB
A tour of Ian N. Morrison Research Farm.

14
Jul

Organic Grain Production Field Day Copy

NEAR RADWAY, AB
Learn innovative ways to build soil fertility and manage weeds in organic crop production at Newell Farm.

14
Jul

Organic Grain Production Field Day

NEAR RADWAY, AB
Learn innovative ways to build soil fertility and manage weeds in organic crop production at Newell Farm.

11
Jul

Organic & Low Input Field Day

LETHBRIDGE, AB
Tour Lethbridge Research and Development Centre Tour and Leffers Organic Farm

5
Jul

Agriculture Field Tour

MACKENZIE COUNTY, AB
A field day featuring hemp, faba beans, organic oat, and cover crops.

5
Jul

Cover Crop Field Day with SaskOrganic and Old Wives Watershed Association

WOOD MOUNTAIN, SK
Come for a morning of interesting speakers and an afternoon of field tours and demonstrations.

28
Jun

Whole Farm Nutrient Management Planning for Organic Farmers – Webinar

PART 1 - SAMPLING IN THE GREEN MANURE CROP
A webinar led by Joanne Thiessen Martens for organic farmers and crop advisers in the prairies.

17
Jun

SaskOrganics at Farm Progress Show

REGINA, SK
Find out more about SaskOrganics and their upcoming events and how they can help you transition to organics.

16
Jun

Manitoba Organic Agronomy Training

CARMAN, MB
A training program for agronomists and others, interested in providing agronomic advice to organic and ecological farmers.

15
Jun

SaskOrganics at Farm Progress Show

REGINA, SK
Visit SaskOrganics booth June 15 - 17, 2016

2
Apr

Organic Grain and Field Crops Conference

LA CRETE, AB
Get information on improving organic production practices and network with industry experts.

1
Apr

Transition to Organic Grains Workshop

LA CRETE, AB
A must attend introductory workshop for farmers thinking about organic grain production and marketing.

9
Mar

Transition to Organic Grain Farming Workshop

MOOSOMIN, SK
A must attend introductory workshop for farmers thinking about organic grain production and marketing.

2
Mar

Transition to Organic Grain Farming Workshop

KINDERSLEY, SK
A must attend introductory workshop for farmers thinking about organic grain production and marketing.

29
Feb

Transition to Organic Grain Farming Workshop

TISDALE, SK
A must attend introductory workshop for farmers thinking about organic grain production and marketing.

24
Feb

Transition to Organic Grain Farming Workshop

SHAUNAVON, SK
A must attend introductory workshop for farmers thinking about organic grain production and marketing.

1
Jan

On-Farm Nutrient Management Program

1
Jan

Carnegie Farm Green Manure Demo

BRANDON, MB
Visit this large organic grain farm near Brandon on Newdale clay. You'll see two different blends of green manures followed by a discussion of the challenges and opportunities for green manure production.

1
Jan

Manitoba Organic Alliance Annual General Meeting

BRANDON, MB
Join Manitoba Organic Alliance in Brandon for their Annual General Meeting; featuring a discussion on Organic Agricultural Insurance in Manitoba.

1
Jan

Organic Connections: Growing Organics to Meet the Demand

SASKATOON, SK
Organic Connections celebrates organic food and farmers through activities that connect and educate at every level from the farm through to the consumer.