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Organic Friends' E‑zine: August 2015

Photo of the Month, by Katherine Stanley
University of Saskatchewan graduate student Katherine Stanley and Lena Syrovy operate an inter row cultivator in organic field peas, part of an Organic Science Cluster II Research Activity led by Dr. Steve Shirtliffe.

In this issue:

Organic Science Cluster II

This month we continue our series of Question & Answer style articles with lead researchers of Organic Science Cluster II. These articles capture conversations with the researchers about themselves, their research, and the potential impacts of their work.

We also continue our series of articles with Organic Science Cluster II partners. These articles capture conversations with partners about their organizations, their support of OSCII research, and the potential impacts of the work that they are supporting.

Practical Resources

Seed Production and Plant Breeding

Post-harvest Handling, Storage and Processing

Scientific Results

Post-harvest Handling, Storage and Processing

Marketing and Economics

Transition to Organic

News & Articles of Interest

Courses

Events

Event Location Date
PEI Organic Hemp Field Day
PEI August 17, 2015
Organic and Non-GMO Soybean Variety Field Walk St. Pierre Jolys, MB
August 17, 2015
Organic Week at Expo Milano - learn about soils, nourishing the world, and the future of Organic.   Milan, Italy September 3-5, 2015
Organic Week 2015
Across Canada
September 19-27, 2015
IFOAM Organics International Regional Conference on Marketing & Innovation in Organic Farming Goesan county, South Korea October 2-3, 2015
Annual PEI COPC Organic Harvest Meal
Charlottetown, PEI
October 4, 2015
Organic 3.0: The Next Phase of Organic Development - Visions, Trends and Innovations Goesan county, South Korea October 9-11, 2015
5th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences
Bratislava, Slovakia October 14-17, 2015
International Conference on Organic Agriculture and Society
*Call for papers now open, deadline September 1*
Dubai, UAE November 1-4, 2015
ACORN Conference 2015 Charlottetown, PEI
November 23-25, 2015
Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference
London, ON
December 3-5, 2015
2016 Organic Agriculture Research Symposium
*Now seeking research abstracts, deadline August 31, 2015*
Pacific Grove, CA, USA
January 18-19, 2016
Guelph Organic Conference Guelph, ON
January 28-31, 2016
III International Symposium on Organic Greenhouse Horticulture Izmir, Turkey April 11-14, 2016

 

 

Organic Friends' E-Zine August 2015, Volume 11, Issue 10
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