Posted  13 Nov, 2018 
In: Events

Event Date:  Nov 22, 2018

Valuable information for farmers and ranchers managing water on the landscape:

  • How agriculture and wetlands can co-exist
  • How the Alberta Wetland Policy impacts producers
  • The economic value of riparian areas and wetlands to producers
  • Water use and sustainable agriculture in Alberta
  • Adapting to changes in climate, soil moisture, and water supplies

Date: November 22, 2018 from 9:00am Р4:30pm

Location: Crossfield & District Community Hall, Crossfield, AB

Cost: $50

Register by November 16, 2018. Click here to register and for more information.

 

$50 includes all sessions, lunch, coffee and snacks

Tradeshow Booths are available

 

Agenda includes:

  • Farming through the Change – David Sauchyn, Univeristy of Regina, Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative
  • Wetlands on an Agricultural Landscape – John K. Pattison-Williams, University of Alberta
  • Working with the Wetland Policy – Matthew Wilson, Alberta Environment & Parks
  • Ducks Unlimited Producer Programs – Warren Robb, Ducks Unlimited
  • Agriculture Water Footprint and Social License – Dr. Reynold Bergen, Beef Cattle Research Council

Breakout Sessions:

Livestock Producer Sessions focused on Riparian Mangement including a Producer Showcase:

  • Riparian Pasture Science – Ross Adams, Alberta Environment & Parks
  • Riparian Management – Norine Ambrose, Cows & Fish

Crop Producer Sessions focused on Buffers and Wetland Management including a Producer Showcase:

  • Crops, Wetlands & Buffer Zones – Andrea Kalischuk, Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
  • Riparian Buffers – Tony Cowen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

For more information contact Daniela at Mountain View County Agricultural Services:

Phone: 403-335-3311 Ext 204 email: darcher@mvcounty.com

Event Day Contact: Lorelee Grattidge 403-994-0837

Conference funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership Environmental Stewarship Program


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