Organic Friends' E‑zine: December 2015

The Director and staff of the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada would like to wish you and yours every happiness this holiday season and throughout the coming year.

In this issue:

Organic Science Cluster II

Organic producers engaging in research and innovation

As Organic Science Cluster II (OSCII) completes the third year of activities, the Organic Federation of Canada and OACC have created a series of eight short films that present organic producers engaged in research and innovation in close cooperation with OSCII researchers. These videos, the first two of which are featured here, illustrate the important cooperation between researchers and producers in advancing the science of organic production to benefit organic yields and quality.

The Lefort Greenhouses

Gosselin Hop Yard

Practical Resources

Crop Rotation

Scientific Results

Seed Production and Plant Breeding

Nutrition, Safety and Health of Organic Foods

Post-harvest Handling, Storage and Processing

Transition to Organic

Organic in Canada

News & Articles of Interest


Student, Job and Apprentice Opportunities


Event Location Date
2016 Organic Agriculture Research Symposium
Pacific Grove, CA, USA
January 18-19, 2016
Guelph Organic Conference
Guelph, ON
January 28-31, 2016
Changes to the Canadian Organic Standards - an Essential Update: Crop Production Webinar February 2, 2016
Changes to the Canadian Organic Standards - an Essential Update: Livestock Production Webinar February 4, 2016
Changes to the Canadian Organic Standards - an Essential Update: Preparation Including Processing
Webinar February 9, 2016
Prairie Organics Conference: Think Whole Farm
Winnipeg, MB February 18-19, 2016
2016 COABC Conference Vernon, BC February 26-28, 2016
III International Symposium on Organic Greenhouse Horticulture Izmir, Turkey April 11-14, 2016
Organic Farming and Soil Management at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly
Vienna, Austria April 17-22, 2016
Second Canadian Organic Science Conference
Montréal-Longueuil, QC September 19-21, 2016



Organic Friends' E-Zine December 2015, Volume 12, Issue 2
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