Posted  21 Dec, 2016 
In: Events

Event Date:  Jan 12, 2016

Thursday January 12th, 2017 | Lacombe, Alberta  Lacombe Memorial Centre, 5214 50 Ave.
In partnership with the Prairie Organic Grain Initiative, the University of Manitoba is offering Part Two of the Organic Agronomy Training Program. Agronomists and others who are interested in providing agronomic advice to organic and ecological farmers will be equipped with data-gathering and decision support tools, and be trained in the art and science of organic grain production. The tools provided will enable participants to take a systematic and comprehensive approach when working with farmer clients using diagnostics, problem identification, and farm system co-design (see tentative agenda below).

The program includes in-person meetings and ongoing support after the meetings. This support involves direct access to instructors and to other participants through social media, email updates, and phone calls.

New participants are welcome to the Winter 2017 sessions.             

* Please note that a third session has been added to the program for Fall 2017, dates and locations in each province TBA. The third session will be a continuation of the program, providing further training in organic agronomy.

CEU credits pending.

 Tentative Agenda for Winter 2017 Session HERE

Registration Costs

Winter 2017 Sessions:

  • Current participants: Winter 2017 sessions are FREE (If you paid registration in 2016, your winter session is covered)
  • NEW participants: $ 85 + GST (includes lunch and access to online and social media support)

Fall 2017 Sessions:

  • ALL (new and current) participants: $ 85 + GST (includes lunch)

Dates& Registration

Winter 2017 Sessions:

Fall 2017 Sessions:

  • Date and Location TBA  Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta sessions

For more information, contact Iris Vaisman –iris.vaisman@prairieorganicgrain.org or 587 521 2400


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