|Date(s)||August 8, 2018, 8:30 AM-6:00 PM|
Participants will meet at the AAFC parking lot at 1200 Brackley Point Road, Harrington, PEI. Presentations will be held at AAFC Certified Organic Fields, The PEI Farm Centre, and various PEI organic farms. Exact details and directions will be provided to registrants.
Please note that registration for lunch and the afternoon farm tours is now closed. There will be complimentary coffee, tea, and beverages at the Farm Centre for everyone.
Everyone is warmly welcomed to attend this free event! Morning research presentations (8:30 am - 12:00 pm) will include:
— Organic Rotation Study with Dr. Andrew MacKenzie-Gopsill
— Organic Potato Variety Evaluations with David Main
— Participatory Plant Breeding Organic Oat Selections with Dr. Aaron Mills and Katherine Stanley (University of Manitoba)
— Legacy Farm Tour & Overview of Research Projects for Low-input Systems: Chamomile, Soil Enzymes, and Red Bell Peppers with Phil Ferraro, Legacy Garden Manager.
Afternoon farm tours (1:00 pm - 6:00 pm) will include:
— Cover Crop Demonstration Trials with Roger Henry
— Livestock Rations and Mixed Feed with Barnyard Organics
— On-farm milling and Value-added with Crystal Green Farms