Organic and low-input field day coming to Saskatchewan
By Top Crop Manager
Those looking to learn more about organic and low-input crops can boost their knowledge at an in-person field day at the Swift Current Research and Development Centre (SCRDC) on July 28.
The field day is co-hosted by the Organic Research Program at SCRDC, SaskOrganics and the Advisory Committee on Organic Research at SCRDC. It is free to attend, but requires pre-registration.
The program will cover topics such as: organic cover crop blends and following cash crop; organic intercropping and following sole crop; organic living mulch, contribution of oat so soil ventilate and growth of subsequently grown crops under organic management; phosphorus and pH in organic vs. non-organic soil and more. Presentations will also focus on climate change including information on the Climate Change Roadmap and the Prairie Watershed Climate Program.
The day will begin at 9 a.m. and include field tours and presentations throughout the day.