Organic Friends' E‑zine: September 2016

Canada’s National Organic Week is just around the corner, running from September 17-25.  Make your plans to join the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country.


In this issue:

The Second Canadian Organic Science Conference, is now just days away! Join us from September 19-21, 2016 in Montreal-Longueuil, where 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.

We hope to see you there!

Practical Resources

Crop Rotation

Scientific Results


Crop Rotation

Season Extension

Ecology and Environment

Nutrition, Safety and Health of Organic Foods

Marketing and Economics

Organic in Canada

  • Amendment to the Canadian Organic Standards
    All organic producers and processors are invited to comment on the proposed modifications before September 25, 2016 under a public review coordinated by the Canadian General Standards Board

News & Articles of Interest


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

Student, Job and Apprentice Opportunities


Event Location Date
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 closes September 30

New Delhi, India November 9-11, 2017
ACORN Conference
Moncton, NB
November 28-30, 2016
2017 Organic Agriculture Research Symposium
Call for Abstracts closes October 1
Lexington, Kentucky January 25-26, 2017
Guelph Organic Conference
Guelph, ON January 26-29, 2017



Organic Friends' E-Zine September 2016, Volume 12, Issue 11
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