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Organic farms and acres increasing on the Prairies

Organic farms and acres increasing on the Prairies

Reading Time: < 1 minute The number of Prairie organic farms and their acreage continues to increase, says the Canada Organic Trade Association. The latest report, the fifth annual, puts the number of certified organic operations on the Prairies at 1,975 in 2018 (compared to 1,840 in 2017). And for the first time, land used for organic field crop production […] Read more

New online tool for using green manure

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Prairie Organic Grain Initiative has launched a free, online Green Manure Tool Kit. A reliable and effective green manure program is essential for the success of an organic farm, and the tool kit is a guide to help producers to select the best green manure for their farm conditions. It has modules on selecting […] Read more