June 22nd & 23rd, 2014-“Farming for Profit?” Conference & Barn Dance
Heritage Inn and Schmitz Barn, Moose Jaw SK
July 15th, 2014- “Living Soil Workshop”
Jill Clapperton will conduct the workshop. (Gronlid, SK)
Registration $50 includes lunch. Additional $20 if you want supper.
OCIA members get the first opportunity to register until May 30, then we’ll advertise to everyone else who’s interested. Space limited to 65 producers.
Call Carol to register: 306-327-4753 * Cheque spayable to: NE Sask OCIA Chapter #3 and mail to: Box 396, Kelvington, SK S0A 1W0
July 18th, 2014 (8:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m) : “Advanced organic crop diagnostic school”
Ian N. Morrison Research Farm, Carman MB
This advanced workshop is designed for agronomists, extension personnel and experienced organic farmers wishing to expand their knowledge of organic farming. It is part of the 2014 Crop Diagnostic School offered by Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development and the University of Manitoba.
Cost: $35/person (includes lunch)
Pre-registration required. Call Monika Menold at 204-745-5663 to register.
July 19, 2014 ( 3:00 p.m) OCIA SW Sask #8 Field Day
At the Farm Home of Mark Crooks, Fife Lake, Sask.
2014 crops include Kamut, Green Peas, Red Fife Wheat, Emmer Wheat and Buckwheat.
Test plots of Grizzly Oats VS Betania Oats. Test plots also with Emmer wheat and the use of an approved granular fertilizer.
Please phone Mark or Doreen at 306-476-2088
July 26th, 2014 (1:00 p.m)- OCIA Chapter 4 Field Day
Keewatin Farm – Will & Elaine Oddie’s farm just north west of Regina.
BBQ at 4:30 – no other details yet.
August 6th, 2014- Organic AB and AOPA Field Day
Details to come