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MLB Organics

near Sainte Rose du Lac, MB
Wednesday, July 12
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Marc Boulanger showcases his first year organic winter wheat crop. Marc produced a beautiful, high yielding winter wheat crop using a new method that reduces both winter-kill and weeds. Join us to find out how he did it. Guest expert Dr. Martin Entz from the University of Manitoba will be on hand to engage in discussion on the evolving science of organic. Our partner on this tour, Ducks Unlimited, will also bring in experts Michael Thiele and Alex Griffiths to expand the conversation about how to include wildlife in planting and crop management decisions

Lunch and coffee provided courtesy of our sponsors. No cost, but registration is required.

Bring water and a chair. Car pooling options from Shoal Lake and from southern Manitoba are available.

Email Nick to register.

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Kroeker Farms
Winkler, MB
Thursday, July 27
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Check out the largest organic farm in Manitoba to learn how the farm manages shelter belts and produces consistent and successful hemp and potato crops.

Tour starts at 10am sharp so please arrive early and enjoy coffee and refreshments. 

Pre-registration is required. Cost $20 for lunch. Please bring your own water.

Click here to register.

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Howpark Farms
Brandon Hills, MB
Thursday, August 3

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is an integrated farm with cattle and organic field crops. You'll see how Ian, Zach and Linda Grossart build soil and grow healthy cattle with multi-species crop mixes.

Dr. Joanne Thiessen Martens from the University of Manitoba will take you through the process of testing green manure foliage for nutrients and using this information in a new Nutrient Budgeting App that will allow you to develop better crop rotations that take advantage of available soil nutrients.

Please bring your own water bottle.

Lunch will be provided for free by our sponsor, The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security, but registration is required.

Click here to register.

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John Gehrer

Thursday, August 10
Ile Des Chenes
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

John Gehrer is relatively new to organic production, but he is learning quickly. The tour will showcase John's row-cropped hemp, a cash crop of faba beans and innovative equipment customizations that save both money and time.

Please bring your own water bottle.

Pre-registration is required.

Cost $20 for lunch.

Please bring your own water.

Click here to register.

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