Open Gate Learning Days in Canada:

Title: Open Gate Learning Days in Canada: Capturing Carbon Through Cover Cropping
Location: Ryan Boyd Farm, Forrest, Manitoba
Date: October 13, 2015

The SG&R Farm Field Day is part of the Holistic Management Canada Open Gate Learning Series. Open Gates are peer-to-peer action-based learning days with short presentations and small group exercises geared for participants to share discoveries and management techniques with guidance from experienced facilitators and producers. Whether you are an agricultural producer, wildlife manager, local agency representative, or just interested in ranching, and land stewardship, this is a day for you.

What to Expect 

 Learn about profit vs. production

 How does one integrate both livestock and grain into a farming operation

 Learn about no-till, low disturbance seeding

 What is Mob Grazing and using mixed annual forages – watch how to move cows and mow down some of these mixtures

 How to create healthy soils and enhance soil biology and structure on annual crop fields


Farmers, ranchers, and land stewards with any length of agricultural experience are welcome to attend. Whether you are raising cattle, broccoli, or wheat, you’ll find helpful advice, tips, and techniques to build a profitable, sustainable operation. Registration is $35.00 per person including lunch, and is non-refundable when purchased online. At the gate registration is $40.00 per person. Space is limited at each event, so you are encouraged to register in advance.

Please register by using online registration or email

This is a rain or shine event. Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear.

For full Agenda and Speaker Bios, download the flyer. (Note: date was changed from Sep 1 to Oct 13)


Ryan Boyd Farm, Forrest, Manitoba is a small hamlet located north of Brandon, Manitoba along highway #10. From the junction of highway #10 and highway #25 (north of Forrest), go east 2 miles on Glanton road until the yield sign, then ½ mile south. Yard is on the east side of the road in the trees.

HMI is proud to be partnering with Holistic Management Canada to offer nine one-day Open Gate learning days for farmers, ranchers, and land stewards who want to learn how to better manage animals, land and people with Holistic Management®. Open Gates are hands-on learning days hosted by experienced Holistic Management practitioners and educators and features numerous innovative and sustainable agricultural topics and practices. See our full schedule today and register NOW!

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Date: 2015-10-13