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Thursday, December 2 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Reduced Tillage in Organic Field Crop Production

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Organic and no-till is the Holy Grail of agriculture, so how low (till) can you go? Join us for a panel with field croppers who are roller-crimping, mowing, disking, cover cropping… anything but plowing. Learn from failures and successes, along with provincial research on the topic.

This event is sponsored by the Organic Council of Ontario



Speakers
avatar for Melisa Luymes

Melisa Luymes

Headlands Ag-Enviro
I'm a sociologist & social butterfly! I work as a freelancer with a whole bunch of projects & orgs related to farming, soil health & water quality.
avatar for Brett Israel

Brett Israel

3Gen Organics
Brett Israel is the 3rd generation of 3Gen Organics near Wallenstein, ON. The family grows wheat, rye and barley along with feed for their pigs and other cash crops. They sell pork, eggs and vegetables from their newly built farm store.
avatar for Jake Munroe

Jake Munroe

OMAFRA
Jake Munroe is a Soil Management Specialist for Field Crops with OMAFRA. He has a Master’s degree in Physical Geography and has expertise in soil fertility, soil microbiology and cover crop management. Jake led an on-farm project evaluating cover crop-based organic no-till soybeans... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Bowman

Aaron Bowman

Bowmanview Farms
Aaron Bowman is a farmer and seed dealer near Hampton, ON. With a MSc in Agronomy, he returned home to become the 5th generation on Bowmanview Farms. His family pastures and direct markets beef in an organic system that involves corn, soybeans, and small grains.


Thursday December 2, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm EST
Online over Zoom