Eco Farm Day 2014 Conference Schedule

Eco Farm Day 2014: Getting to the Roots of Successful Organic Farming

Saturday, February 22

* Schedule is subject to change

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8:00 – 9:00 Registration and trade show
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Session: Matt Holmes, Canadian Organic Trade Association
09:30 – 10.00 VISIT THE TRADE SHOW

Field Crops

Livestock

Market Growers

Other

10:00 – 12:00

A

Guy Forand

Technical advances in forage production

ADIRONDACK ROOM

B

Dr Renée Bergeron and Dr Elsa Vasseur

Moving towards a welfare-friendly dairy production

St. Lawrence Centre-East

C

Jean Martin Fortier

A Bio-Intensive market garden

St. Lawrence West

D

Ken Taylor

Perennial genetics for organic production

Ontario RooM

12:00 – 13:30

LUNCH

(dining room)

and

TRADE SHOW

Island Green

NFB Film Screening

St. Lawrence CENTRE-EAST

13:00

Island Green

St. Lawrence CENTRE-EAST

13:30 – 14:30

E

Dr Peter Kevan Pollination in organic agriculture: Applying ecological principles.

St. Lawrence Centre-East

F

Dr Susan Beal

Organic herd health management Part 1

 

ADIRONDACK ROOM

G

Jacob Pries (OCO) Successfully promote organics for health

St. Lawrence West

H

Island Green

Follow up discussion with Matt Holmes

Ontario Room

14:30 – 15:00 VISIT THE TRADE SHOW
15:00 – 16:00

I

George Wright

Best Management Practices of Diversified Heritage Grain Production

St. Lawrence Centre-East

J

Dr Susan Beal

Organic herd health management Part 2

ADIRONDACK ROOM

K

Jean-Martin Fortier, Tim Noxon, and Ian Stutt

Market Grower Panel on Profitability

St. Lawrence West

L

Chris Weissflog

Solar energy for farms: insights on programs, new technologies & cost-effectiveness

Ontario Room

16:00 – 17:00

VISIT THE TRADE SHOW