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Organic Beef Mentorship program taking applications

The 2015 Organic Beef Mentorship program is open for applications. “Organic Alberta offered the program last year with four pairs of mentors and mentees,” said Melisa Zapisocky, livestock manager with Organic Alberta. “The program was a big success and we’ve decided to offer it again this year.” Under the program, selected transitioning producers, including those […] Read more

Organic Alberta announces organic beef transition program

Organic Alberta has announced the 2015 Organic Beef Mentorship program. Selected transitioning producers will be paired with experienced producers to help them transition their herd. Mentees do not have to be certified organic at the time of the mentorship. The program includes a site visit by the mentor to the mentee’s farm, as well as […] Read more