Plant Breeding for Organic Crop Production

Date: Thursday July 31, 2014 1-4 pm Location: Barnyard Organics Farm, 1494 Cairns road, Freetown, PEI Participatory plant breeding is an important model for organic agricultural research. Pairing farmers and researchers on farm settings, this research is supporting the development, testing, and data collection on brand new, grown-in-Canada varieties of wheat and oat. This workshop […]

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Grain Agronomist Visit

Elizabeth Vachon was on PEI  July 7 & 8th and met with a number of grain producers to give them some helpful advise on production methods. We visited fields of barley, wheat, buckwheat, and some fallow land, to discuss methods of weed control and fertility issues. Elisabeth also met with farmers in the evening at the […]

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Kitchen meeting/Farm tour update

Our next Kitchen meeting / farm tour will be at  Elderflower Organic Farm, 1921 Selkirk Road, in Valley. This will be on July 21st @ 6:30 PM. Come and get information on how to get more value from your products using value adding.  Check out the facebook page for Elderflower Organic Farm for more info on the  farm. See our map […]

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