Supporting Our Region's Producers

Best Practices for Forage Establishment (irrigated & non-irrigated pasture)
Field Day
Brisco, May 16, Cranbrook, May 17, 2018

Dr.Surya Acharya, senior research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, discussed with producers best practices to establish forage crops including seed bed preparation, seeding mixes/varieties, soil considerations and challenging micro sites.











Event details:

Date and time: May 16 (Brisco) Peter Trescher's Ranch, and Thursday May 17 (Cranbrook) Jordy Thiebeault's Ranch 

Presenter: Dr.Surya Acharya, senior research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Canada's leading expert on forage crops and grasses

Support: Kevin Murphy, Regional Agrologist, Ministry of Agriculture & Mike Malmberg, retired District Agrologist

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