Grazing Club Bus Trip to Bismark Soil Health Workshop

Jan 20, 2008

Thank you to our sponsors: Ducks Unlimited Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Greencover Program, Manitoba Forage Council.

Grazing Club Bus Trip to Bismarck Jan 20-21
Soil Health Workshop
Soil Health “The Next Step”

Bus leaves 11AM Tuesday Jan 20 Discovery Center, Brandon
And Noon at Red Coat Inn, Boissevain


RSVP Required by January 16, 2009

Agenda:

9:30-10:00
Registration
Coffee and Donuts

10:00-10:15
Welcome and Introductions

10:15-11:00
Soil Health   Part 1
Dr. Raymond Weil, Professor of Soil Science
Co-author of “The Nature and Properties of Soils”

11:00-11:20
Grazing Systems
Jim Berreth, Driscoll

11:20-11:40
Bringing crp into a no-till cash grain system
Glenn Bauer, Regan

11:40-12:00
Converting hayland with cover
crops Darrell Oswald, Wing

12:00-1:00
Lunch
Provided by BCSCD

1:00-1:45
Soil Health   Part 2
Dr. Raymond Weil, Professor of Soil Science
Co-author of “The Nature and Properties of Soils”

1:45-3:00
Panel
Crop response following Cover Crops
Ken Miller & Marlyn Richter, BCSCD

3:00-3:20
Break

3:20-3:45
Working toward sustainability
Gabe Brown, BCSCD

3:45-4:00
Q & A
All speakers

A 42 passenger bus will make the trip to Bismarck. Please register with
Carman MAFRI Minnedosa 867-6572 by January 16th.

MUST HAVE PASSPORT OR BIRTH CERTIFCATE AND DRIVER’S LICENSE

Call Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck to reserve room 701-258-7700 (rooms reserved under Manitoba Grazing Clubs)