Webinar: Organic Field Crop Production and On-farm Breeding

Webinar: Organic Field Crop Production and On-farm Breeding

Organic Field Crop Production and On-farm Breeding

FREE Webinar

Hosted by the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security


January 14, 2015
3:00 – 4:30 pm Eastern Time

To register for this webinar, please click here.

This unique webinar will provide both technical, agronomic information regarding field crop production best practices and strategies, as well as an overview and results-to-date of our participatory plant breeding program. This webinar will be beneficial to anyone interested in pursuing on-farm breeding, as well as those looking to improve their general field crop farming systems. We’ll hear from two great presenters: Anne Kirk (Participatory plant breeding project coordinator, University of Manitoba) and Martin Entz (Agronomy professor, University of Manitoba).

The following topics will be covered:

  • Crop rotations for organic crop production
  • Choosing the right green manure crop
  • Overview of the participatory plant breeding program
  • Results from an evaluation of farmer selected wheat populations

For more information contact:  seed@acornorganic.org

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