Organic Friends' E‑zine: August 2016

Photo of the Month, provided by Myriam Fernandez
Over the summer, Canada's organic community gathers at field days across the country to share experiences and learn. Pictured here is Myriam Fernandez discussing a cover crop trial with a record number of participants at the Low-Input Agricultural Systems Field Day, held at the Swift Current Research and Development Centre on August 9.

In this issue:

Excitement is building for the upcoming Second Canadian Organic Science Conference, being held from September 19-21, 2016 in Montreal-Longueuil, QC! Under the theme "Sharing research that grows organic", world renowned international and Canadian scientists will present their work in all aspects of organic agriculture. Visit the conference website at and read the press release for more information and to register.

Hurry - early registration (at reduced cost) ends today (August 15th)! 


Practical Resources

Soils and Fertility

Crop Rotation

Nutrition, Safety and Health of Organic Foods

Scientific Results

Ecology and Environment

Post-harvest Handling, Storage and Processing

Social Science

News & Articles of Interest


Certificate of Specialization in Organic Agriculture - Online Courses Offered in the Fall 2016 Semester


Event Location Date
Soil Health Day Erin, ON August 24, 2016
Second Canadian Organic Science Conference
See the press release
Montréal-Longueuil, QC September 19-21, 2016
Organic Connections 2016 Regina, SK
November 3-5, 2016
19th Organic World Congress
Call for Papers now open

New Delhi, India November 9-11, 2017
ACORN Conference
Moncton, NB
November 28-30, 2016
2017 Organic Agriculture Research Symposium
Call for Abstracts now open
Lexington, Kentucky January 25-26, 2017



Organic Friends' E-Zine August 2016, Volume 12, Issue 10
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