Posted  18 Jan, 2018 
In: Events

Event Date:  Feb 9, 2018

FEBRUARY 9 & 10, 2018 – WESTERNER PARK, RED DEER, ALBERTA

If you are a farmer or rancher working to grow a sustainable and profitable farm business, this is the event for you! Discover innovative ideas, practical techniques and sensible management practices for every farmer at the 2018 Organic Alberta conference.

Click here to register online!

Date: February 9th & 10th

Location: Westerner Park, Red Deer, AB

Topics

Fruit & Vegetable:

  • Seed Saving: Looking at the How-To’s
  • What’s up With CSA’s?
  • Choosing New Varieties From the Customer, Producer, and Climate Perspective
  • Cultural Demographics and New Crop Opportunities
  • Living Respiring Product: Understanding the Cold Chain
  • Wholesaling Your Organic Vegetables: A Buyer’s Perspective

Grain:

  • Thinking Beyond the Farm
  • Intercropping
  • Post-Harvest Grain Quality
  • Record-Keeping and Organic Integrity
  • Strategies for Weed Control in the Transition Years
  • Nutrients on Organic Farms
  • Soil Health
  • Protein Market Updates
  • Analysis of Niche Markets and Trends: What is Next?
  • Processing as an Economic Engine
  • Grain Buyers Session

Livestock:

  • Organic Management of Herd and Flock Health
  • Market for Organic Beef
  • Feeding for Profit: Strategies for Sourcing Organic Feed
  • Owning More of the Value Chain: Considerations for On-Farm Processing
  • Local Food Strategy and Act: Marketing Into the new Regulatory Environment
  • Integrating Compost Teas Into Your Farm

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