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As spring approaches, producers and researchers across the country long to feel the warmth and texture of soil under their fingers and to see the vibrant green and promise of a new season.
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Editor's Note: Organic practitioners may find the information presented in the Newspaper Articles and Extension Information sections to be the most easily accessible and applicable.
Organic Symposium at ‘Balancing the Trade-Off between Productivity and Environmental Health’
Canadian Society of Agronomy and Canadian Society for Horticultural Science Joint Annual Conference
July 10-12, 2014 University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta
Please join the symposium organizers in Lethbridge, AB for the CSA and CSHS annual conference, which will feature a special session on Organic Production with a keynote address on ‘Environmental health through organic protected horticultural production of fruits and vegetables’ by Dr. Martine Dorais (AAFC). Additional symposia sessions are planned on: Cold Hardiness and Stress Tolerance; Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems; Breeding, Productivity and Environment; Nutrient and Water Management; Water and Irrigation Management.