News and Events
Prairie Organics: Think Whole Farm 2018
February 23-24, 2018
Keystone Centre, Brandon MB
For more info and to register, visit www.prairieorganics.org
For more information on upcoming events, please contact Joanne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-474-6236 (1-800-432-1960 ext. 6236 in rural Manitoba).
Ecological Farming Systems on the Canadian Prairies
Resources for Organic Farmers on the Prairies
This two-page handout lists contact information, online courses, websites and books that may be useful to organic farmers on the Prairies (67kb; opens in new window). Download
Weed Management Options Which Reduce Pesticide Risk (CD-ROM)
This CD-ROM offers a wide variety of weed management options for reducing or eliminating dependence on and use of herbicides for weed control.
Information includes long-term weed management strategies, single-season tactics to reduce herbicide use, non-chemical weed control, and ways to use herbicides safely and efficiently.
For more information or to obtain a free copy, please contact:
Dr. Martin Entz
University of Manitoba
Dr. Byron Irvine
Producing PFP Oats - Reducing Pesticide Risk (CD-ROM)
This CD-ROM offers information on growing oats in a Pesticide Free Production (PFP) system. In PFP, no pesticides are used from time of crop emergence until the time of marketing.
Information presented on the CD includes key management practices in preparing for and establishing PFP oats, as well as performance of PFP oats and effects on the following crop.
For more information or to obtain a free copy, please contact Dr. Martin Entz or Dr. Byron Irvine (info above).
What's New on the Website
September 2016. Glenlea Long-Term Rotation 25th anniversary video added to the video gallery.
September 2016. Redesigning Canadian prairie cropping systems.
July 2016. Notes from the field - July 5 2016.
June 2016. Notes from the field - June 8 2016.
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Degree and Diploma Programs
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Organic Crop Production on the Prairies
This page created October 2005.
Last updated September 2016.