Organic Friends' E‑zine: October 2014

Photo of the Month, by Joanna MacKenzie
Delicious, freshly harvested organic apples are one of the delights of autumn in Canada.

In this issue:

Organic Science Cluster II

Video of the Announcement of Organic Science Cluster II

Practical Resources

Pest Management

  • Wildlife Damage Control for Organic Farmers [PDF - 1.5 MB]
    • Montana State University. 2014. Please note that this document was prepared in the USA, but does contain information of use to Canadian producers. Check with your certification body before implementing any control strategies.


Scientific Results

Organic in Canada

Student, Job and Apprentice Opportunities

Organic Events

Event Location Date
18th IFOAM Organic World Congress Istanbul, Turkey October 13-15, 2014
Practical Farmers of Ontario 2014 Conference Series Featuring Greg Judy Arthur, ON October 18, 2014
Innovations in Organic Food Systems for Sustainable Production and Enhanced Ecosystem Services Long Beach, CA
November 1-2, 2014
Soil and Weed Workshop Regina, SK
November 6, 2014
Organic Connections 2014 Regina, SK November 7-8, 2014
2014 IOIA/COG Basic Processing Inspection Training Mississauga-Toronto, ON November 10-14, 2014
2014 ACORN Conference and Trade Show
Halifax, NS
November 12-14, 2014
1st Annual Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario Conference Orillia, ON
December 4-6, 2014
34th Annual Guelph Organic Conference & Expo
Guelph, ON
January 29 - February 1, 2015
Eco Farm Day 2015 Cornwall, ON February 21, 2015
Organic Agriculture Research Symposium Lacrosse, WI
February 25-26, 2015
Organic Alberta 2015 Conference Sherwood Park, AB
February 27 - March 1, 2015
COABC 2015 Conference
Chilliwack, BC
February 27 - March 1, 2015



Organic Friends' E-Zine October 2014, Vol 10, Iss 12
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