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OCIA #4 Field Day

OCIA #4 Collage

Photos by Chantal Jacobs. Collage by Brenda Frick

  • About 15 people in attendance
  • OCIA Chapter #4 website development: www.saskorganicmarket.ca
    • Will be on-line at the end of August
  • Field tours included:
    • Barley crops underseeded to sweet clover - dry, alkali conditions negatively affected the crops in some areas
    • Wheat crops on alfalfa or sweetclover ploughdowns - resulted in good weed control and fertility for the wheat crop
  • Back to your Roots Soil Solutions Inc. was present to discuss their calcium products and various soil issues

Report prepared by Chantal Jacobs, Organic Crops Specialist, SK Ag