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Organic Research Workshop
October 31, 2019 - November 1, 2019
October 31, 2019 –
Program will include: Grain Buyers’ forum, organic commodity markets, organic standards, farmers’ panel on on-farm organic research. Start of tradeshow. Reception with entertainment in the evening.
November 1, 2019 –
All-day presentations and discussion of results from organic research projects conducted at the Swift Current Research and Development Centre and at other Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada research centres. Tradeshow continues.
Organic research projects include: cover crop blends and their impact on the following cash crop, intercropping with grain and forage crops, and with living mulch and their role in crop rotations, weed control, impact of agronomic practices on crop pathogens, rotations, tillage timing and intensity, relay continuous cropping, economic analysis of cropping systems, nitrogen use efficiency, developmetn of perennial cereals, microorganismis for biocontrol of pathogens and increased plant growth, and others.
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