Eco Farm Days 2108 Saturday Schedule


Saturday, February 24, 2018

* please note: schedule subject to change

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8:00 Registration and Trade Show Setup
9:00-10:30 Welcome and Opening Keynote: Farming for Resilience – choices, challenges and opportunities in a changing climate
Mary-Howell and Klaas Martens
St. Lawrence Ballroom
VISIT THE TRADE SHOW – Simon Fraser Ballroom
Animals Plants Soils and Fertility Other
11:00-12:00 From Amber Waves to Market: Organic Grain Quality, Molds and Mycotoxin – Mary-Howell Martens

Fodder Production 101 – Samantha Klinck

Moveable Greenhouses and “Wind Watering” in Greenhouses – Gerry Stephenson (11:00 – 12:30)
Crop Fertility and Reduced Till – Klaas Martens
(11:00 – 12:30)
Small Scale Supports under Organic Regulation: Focus Group – Carolyn Young
LUNCH and TRADE SHOW (12:00 – 2:00)
2:00-3:00 PM (1:30-3:00)
Non-Antibiotic Treatment of Ruminant Livestock – Hubert Karreman
Seed Saving and Crop Selection as Plant Breeding and System Development – Telsing Andrews
Diversity and Carbon: Linking the Critical Keys That Build Resilience in the Farm Ecosystem – Joel Williams Using Trees-on-Farm Projects to Adapt to Climate Change
– Todd Leuty
3:30-4:30 PM Multi-Species Grazing – Suzanne Karreman
Ontario’s Proposed New Grassfed Dairy Standard -Discussion Group – Hubert Karreman
Organic Garlic Production in a Diverse Market Garden System – Zach Loeks Adaptive plant and soil health management for pest and disease resistance
Joel Williams
How Your Farm Can Support Native Pollinators  – Kim Fellows
5:00 Trade Show Closed