MFGA Releases Carbon Position for Manitoba Agricultural Lands
Made-in-Manitoba solution trumpeted; Manitoba needs a clearer focus on soil health for carbon capture
Winnipeg, Mb (March 7, 2017)— Manitoba’s forages, grasslands and cover crops and the healthy soils they grow in are the ace in the hole for any Made-in-Manitoba carbon plan according to Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA). And wanting to get that strong message out there is the exact reason the MFGA fast-tracked the organization’s carbon position and a suite of seven key recommendations out to leaders and decision-makers this week. Read the full media release here.
Grazing Club Workshop on Carbon Farming – Tues, March 21, 2017, 9:30-3:30 – Brandon Research Station
Learn how carbon affects agriculture, what to do and profit from it. This one day workshop will be facilitated by Blain Hjertaas, a farmer from Redvers, Sask. Blain has been increasing carbon storage on his farm for past 15 years. Further details here.