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When: Mar 03, 2018 at 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6470 Bendixon Road
Prince George, BC (map)
The Prince George Cattlemen’s Association
The Winter Forage and Soils Workshop
Date: March 3, 2018
Location: Pineview Hall (6470 Bendixon Road)
Admission: PGCA Members- FREE, NON-Members- $10
8:30-9:30am- Trade Show and Coffee
9:30-12:00pm- Speakers –
Sandra Burton and Dr. Bill McGill (please see below for Bios)
(Session will include a coffee break and interactive time with Sandra and Bill)
12-2:00pm- Lunch and Trade Show
Lunch will be provided by the Beverly 4-H Beef club. Cost is by donation.
2-3:00pm- Serena Black /Winter Grazing Producer Panel
3-4:00pm: Trade Show and Coffee Break
Trade Show Booths-
Prairie Coast Equipment, Grassland, Huber Farm Equipment, Glendale, Heartland/Pickseed, Union Forages
Environmental Farm Plan
Sandra Burton- Is Lead Contractor and Researcher with the Peace River Forage Association. She has been involved in many projects and with the Peace River Forage Association regarding grazing management, soil health and winter grazing. Recently she has collaborated with Dr. McGill on soil heath projects.
Dr. Bill McGill- UNBC Ecosystem Science and Management. Dr. McGill specializes in biogeochemical cycling with an emphasis on C and N sequestration in or bioavailability to microbes within terrestrial ecosystems, and exchange of C and N between terrestrial ecosystems and the atmosphere.
Serena Black MSc- BC Forage Council. Serena has been involved in various initiatives and research projects surrounding forage production in Northern B.C.