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Grain on the Brain Podcasts

Season 1, Episode 1 – Crop Rotation Strategies


Scott Beaton, Manitoba Organic Producer, and Katherine Stanley, Organic Extension Specialist at the University of Manitoba’s Natural Systems Agriculture, discuss strategies for designing organic crop rotations that build soil fertility, manage weeds and prevent disease and pests.

(32.31 minutes) May 21, 2019

Guest Bio

Katherine Stanley is a Research Associate at the University of Manitoba’s Natural Systems Agriculture. She has a MSc. in plant science from the University of Saskatchewan and a B.Sc. in Agroecology from the University of Manitoba. Her research focuses largely on organic agronomy and weed management and extension work has allowed her to work with agronomists and organic farmers across the prairies.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Manitoba Organic Alliance.


  • Scott Beaton
  • Katherine Stanley