Fruit d’Or supports research to value the use of organic cranberry residues for chicken welfare. Also announcing Organic Week and a call for a Canadian Organic Program.
ES Cropconsult supports the organic approach to horticulture and contributes to the Organic Cluster’s research on integrated pest management for wireworm.
The role of Organic Agriculture in Mitigating Climate Change. Dr. Andrew Hammermeister describes how organic agriculture is becoming a platform for ecological innovation.
All it takes is one sprout to make a potato unmarketable. A farmer can grow a crop and harvest beautiful, undamaged tubers, then lose the entire crop if it starts to sprout.
Clove oil is permitted as a post-harvest sprout inhibitor for potatoes and is an important part of organic production. Can other plant oils, such as mint oil, be used?
COS 2020 Roosting requirements. The requirements for roosting vary depending on the age of the birds and whether they are housed in a single or multi-tier rearing housing system.
Health Canada launched a consultation to clarify the regulatory burden currently associated with the regulation of foods derived from plants modified through genetic engineering.
Highlights from this report reveal that in California, government programs pay three-quarters of the cost of organic certification, allowing organic produce prices to remain competitive with their conventional counterparts.
The Organic Federation of Canada interviewed SeedChange’s Aabir Dey who is the Director of their Canadian Field Program and the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security.
Wireworms can cause serious damage to horticultural food crops. Todd Kabaluk evaluates practices that maintain wireworms at levels acceptable for production of smaller-scale food crops.