Organic Friends' E‑zine: April 2016

Call for Abstracts Extended to April 29, 2016!
Excitement is building for the upcoming 2nd Canadian Organic Science Conference, which will be held from September 19-21 in Montréal-Longueuil, QC. With two days of conference sessions featuring international and Canadian researchers presenting their work on all aspects of organic agriculture, as well as a field day of visits to Quebec organic farms, the 2nd Canadian Organic Science Conference is a unique opportunity for researchers and producers to share organic knowledge.

We invite you to contribute to the theme of the conference, “Sharing research that grows organic”, by joining us to share your latest research with Canada’s organic community. The submission deadline for oral presentation and poster abstracts has been extended to April 29, 2016; please see the Call for Abstracts for details.

Registration is now open, and the tentative program is available on the conference website,  


In this issue:

Organic Science Cluster II

Practical Resources

Seed Production and Plant Breeding

Nutrition, Safety and Health of Organic Foods

Post-harvest Handling, Storage and Processing

Scientific Results

Soils and Fertility

Pest Management


Nutrition, Safety and Health of Organic Foods

News & Articles of Interest


Event Location Date
Organic Farming and Soil Management at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly
Vienna, Austria April 17-22, 2016
Organic Academy Leadership Course
Applications due April 29, 2016
Netherlands July 17-24, 2016
Second Canadian Organic Science Conference
Abstract submission deadline April 29, 2016
Montréal-Longueuil, QC September 19-21, 2016
19th Organic World Congress
Call for Papers now open

New Delhi, India November 9-11, 2017



Organic Friends' E-Zine April 2016, Volume 12, Issue 6
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