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Eco Farm Days

Time: February 24, 2018 at 8:30am to February 25, 2018 at 4:30pm
Location: Ramada Inn Cornwall, ON
Street: 805 Brookdale St
City/Town: Cornwall ON
Website or Map: http://www.ecofarmday.ca
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa - St Lawrence - Outaouais Chapter
Latest Activity: Feb 20

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Event Description

Sat, Feb 24:

Full day of sessions on topics such as:

  • Organic no-till
  • Soil Fertility Management
  • Non Antibiotic Treatment of Ruminants
  • Fodder Production
  • Garlic Production
  • Feed Quality
  • Plant Breeding
  • Promoting Native Pollinators
  • Adapting to Climate Change
  • and more

Plus a keynote presentation by Mary-Howell and Klaas Martens of Lakeview Organic Grains; farmers of 1400 acres and owner of a feed mill.

Also a trade show with over 40 exhibitors and an all organic buffet lunch.

Sun, Feb 25:

  • Polyculture Livestock with Dairy vet and Graziers extraordinaire, Dr Hubert Karreman and Suzanne Nelson Karreman.
  • Permaculture Market Garden with Zach Loeks of Kula Permaculture Farm

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