Carbon Farming – Learn how to Profit from Carbon Sequestration

Title: Grazing Club Workshop: Carbon Farming
Location: Brandon Research Station, Brandon, MB
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
9:30am-3:30pm

This Ducks Unlimited Canada funded program is promoted in partnership with the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association.

Learn how carbon affects agriculture and what do to help solve the problem 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.

Simple, easy to understand terms will be used along with ways to increase carbon sequestration on your farm.

Blain will also discuss the importance of carbon to soil health and the connection between healthy soils, good food and healthy people

Registration is $30 with lunch provided.

Agenda:

> Carbon cycle
> Hydrological cycle
> What is soil health? How do we get it?

> 4 ecosystem processes
> Success stories
> What is preventing us from getting there?

Please RSVP by email mthiele@mymts.net or phone (204 365 6334).
Date: 2017-03-21