7th Annual Forage & Grasslands Conference

Title: 7th Annual Forage & Grasslands Conference
Location: Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date: November 15-17, 2016

The Canadian Forage and Grassland Association is very pleased to be working with the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association to host the 7th Annual CFGA Conference.

Planning is well underway for this year’s conference and the overall theme is Grass and Green in 2016 to recognize the important role of Canadian forage and grassland managers in providing significant environmental and economic benefits to Canadians from coast to coast.

Using Manitoba’s productive forage and grassland scene as the backdrop, the 2016 Annual CFGA Conference will highlight how the Canadian forage and grassland sector is a critical foundation for sustainable growth and development throughout Canada’s agriculture industry.

Key topic areas at this year’s conference include:

Economics of forage production
Environmental benefits of grass on the landscape
Export industry development
The role of cover crops in annual production systems
Soil nutrient management and conservation

Call for Student Poster Abstracts
The Conference Organizing Committee invites the submission of 300-word abstracts of Student Poster
Presentations addressing topic areas being addressed during the conference. 300-word abstracts are to be submitted by email to the Conference Coordinator before September 15, 2016.

Posters will be judged and prizes awarded. Click here to download the Call for Abstracts of Student Poster Presentations with all details.

Start Date: 2016-11-15
End Date: 2016-11-17