Category Archives: Other Specialty Grains

OMAFRA/OSCIA Alternative & Specialty Crop Demonstration at the COFS

There is only one day left to explore the OMAFRA/OSCIA Alternative and Specialty Crop Demonstration site at the Canada Outdoor Farm Show (COFS). This year the alternative crop demonstration site focuses on gluten free grain crops and industrial oilseed crops. Other … Continue reading

Posted in Grain Amaranth, Oil Crops, Other Industrial Crops, Other Specialty Grains, Quinoa, Specialty Grains, Teff | Tagged | Leave a comment

Specialty Oilseed Pressing Kitchen Table Meeting – April 27, 2014

Specialty oilseed growers may be interested in attending the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) kitchen table meeting on April 27th in Port Burwell, Ontario. The meeting will be hosted by Mat Redsell, a grower in Elgin County who has … Continue reading

Posted in Other Specialty Grains, Specialty Grains, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Using Livestock Manure Properly to Ensure Food Safety

By: Wayne Du, On-Farm Food Safety Specialist Do you use soil amendments such as manure or composted manure? Are you aware of the food safety risks? Here are some helpful tips to protect your crop from potential contamination. What is … Continue reading

Posted in Culinary, Ginseng, Ginseng Pest Management, Ginseng Production, Goji, Grain Amaranth, Haskap, Herbs, Hops, Hops Pest Management, Hops Production, Lavender, Other Herbs, Other Specialty Grains, Quinoa, Sea Buckthorn, Specialty Fruit and Nuts, Specialty Grains, Specialty Vegetable Pest Management, Specialty Vegetable Production, Specialty Vegetables, Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Pest Management, Sweet Potato Production, Teff, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment