Welcome to "ON Organic! "

This month, Eco Farm Day 2013 will be highlighting the importance of water management in organic agriculture. Keynote speakers include Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians speaking on Water - Emerging Issues for the Organic Farmer; and Ralph Martin from the University of Guelph addressing issues of Managing Too Much or Too Little Water at Inconvenient Times. For more information about Eco Farm Day 2013, please visit the website at www.cog.ca/ottawa/eco-farm-day/.

At the end of February, the Midwest Cover Crops Council will be hosting their 8th annual meeting in London, Ontario. A grower workshop is scheduled as part of their meetings on Thursday, February 28th.

To learn more about both of these events please refer to the events section and fliers at the end of the newsletter.

As always we welcome your comments and any suggestions for topics in the newsletter.

Thank you once again to our contributing authors and to EFAO, OCO and others who pass along our newsletter on a regular basis.

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