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September 15

Ridge-Till Field Day, Farm of Doug Smith, 3 miles west of Thamesville on Hwy #2, 1-5pm. Contact Doug at (519) 692-5240 or Jeff at (519) 485-6625

 

September 16-17

"Grazing Towards 2,000" is for farmers who want to learn more about pasture management, Tour and Workshop, Agriculture Canada Research Station, North River, Dutch Inn, North Rive, Prince Edward Island. Topics: pasture research, fencing technology and watering systems. Contact P.E.I. Department of Agriculture GRAZING TOWARDS 2000, Box 1600, Charlottetown, P.E.I. C1A 7N3.

 

September 19-20

Introduction to Permaculture. Weekend-long workshop will introduce the values, approach, and strategies of permaculture. Participants will have information, practice observation, and review and renew their "design and discovery " process. Contact Gap Mountain Permaculture, 9 Old County Rd., Jaffrey, NH 03452, 603-532-6048 or 603-532-6877.

 

September 29

Society of Bio-dynamic farmers and Gardeners, Schmidt farm at Durham. Composting, field day for making horn manure and other preparations. Contact: Michael Schmidt, Tel: 519-369-3578 or Irene Smedley at 519-833-2029.

 

October 1

Conference de Dominique Soltner. Contact Centre de developpement d'agrobiologie, 224, rue Principale, Sainte-Elizabeth-de-Warwick, Quebec, Canada J0A 1M0, 819-358-3850, fax: 819-358-3859.

 

October 17

Society of Ontario Nut Growers (Song) Fall Meeting/chestnut Harvest Tour, Farm of K. & R. Weston, Scotland, Ontario. Time: 1:00 pm. contact: Bob Hambleton, Rte. 2, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 Tel: 416-682-4966.

 

October 20-21

Colloque sur la gestion des fumiers, Drummondville. Contact Guy Hayart, 418-646-5766.

 

November 2-4

Erosion: Causes to Cures, Short course and conference; Ramada Renaissance, Regina, Saskatchewan. All aspects of erosion common to the Northern Great Plains and the Boreal Forest. Ray Pentland, Water Resource Consultants Ltd. 106 Hammond Rd. Regina, Saskatchewan S4R 3C6, Tel/fax: 306-949-8288.

 

November 14-15

The Land Stewardship Project's Tenth Anniversary Celebration, Arden Hills Ramada Inn and Conference Center, 1201 West County Road E, Arden Hills, MN 55112. Contact Peggy McNamara, Registrar, 14758 Ostlund Trail North, Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047, 612-433-2770.

 

November 16-21

International IFOAM Scientific Conference in Sao Paulo. This biannual conference is the worldwide gathering of the organic movement from over 60 countries. Together they will discuss alternatives to the current agricultural models and the UNCED 92 Conference decisions and strategies. Contact General Secretariat, clo Okoszentrum Imsbach, D-6695 Tholey-Theley, West Germany, Ph:49-6853-5190, fax: 49-6853-30110.

 

December 9-11

Fruits and Vegetables Organically Produced in European Countries, 3rd Technical Seminar, Groupe de Recherches en Agriculture Biologique (G.R.A.B.) organised. Contact B. Taupier-Letage, GRAB Organisation du Colloque Agroparc, BP 131,84146 Montfavet - France, (19-33) 90.23.67.21, fax: (19.33) 90.84.00.37.

 

December 13-14

Alternative Energy Conference: Liquid Fuels from Renewable Resources, Nashville, Tennessee, sponsored by the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Contact John Cundiff, VPI & SU, Agricultural Engineering Dept., Blacksburg, VA 24061.

February 16-17, 1993

No-till, Ridge-till, 1993 Workshop, organized for farmers by farmers, Hamilton, Ontario. Contact Soil & Water Conservation Information Bureau, 519-767-5020.

 

February 21-24, 1993

Agricultural Research to Protect Water Quality, a research conference organized by the Management Systems Evaluation Area (MSEA), in cooperation with the Soil and Water Conservation Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Contact Soil Water Conservation Society, 7515 Northeast Ankeny Rd., Ankeny, Iowa 50021-9764.

 

 

 

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