17th Moose Mountain Ag Day

Title: Moose Mountain Ag Day
Location: Prairie Place Hall, Arcola, SK
Description: Wednesday, March 8th – 2017

Registration at the Door – $25.00 includes lunch

Agenda:
9:00 am Ag Trade Show Opens, Coffee and Registration
9:30 am Welcome and Sponsor Recognition
9:50 am Annuals, Perennials and Grazing: What they do for Soil Health and Carbon Sequestration
Mario Tenuta, PhD, P.Ag, Professor of Applied Soil Ecology, University of Manitoba
Mario will present the bene ts of tillage systems, rotations,  perennials and grazing practices on soil health and organic matter. Is your soil getting as much Carbon benefit as you expect? Be ready to participate in a lively discussion.
10:50 am Trade Show Booths, Networking, Coffee Break
11:10 am Upper Souris Watershed Association – Program Update
David Pattyson, Watershed Coordinator
11:30 am Adding Value to Cash Crops
Colin Rosengren,  Three Farmers Brands, Midale
Colin will describe how they started and what they learned about taking products from the  eld to the table.
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Increasing Diversity to Enhance Soil Health
Ryan Boyd, SG&R Farms, Forrest, Manitoba
Ryan’s farm focuses on the integration of crops and livestock. Ryan will discuss why he believes a healthy soil is important, and what efforts they have made to increase soil health.
1:45 pm Intercropping Annual Cash Crops
Colin Rosengren, Three Farmers Brands, Midale
His presentation includes the agronomics, economics and logistics of crop combinations including: canola/peas/lentils, flax/chickpeas, corn/soybeans.
2:45 pm Trade Show Booths, Networking, Coffee Break
3:15 pm Livestock and Grain Markets
Ann Wasko, Market Analyst, Gateway Livestock
Will the volatile markets continue?  There are many moving parts to monitor that will ultimately determine the markets in 2017.

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Date: 2017-03-08