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Supporting Our Region's Producers

Diggin' Deeper Into Soil Health
Workshop & Field Day
Beaverdell, September 11

 

Participants gathered at Quadra Estates Ranch to learn about the benefits of soil biology and fungi to build resilient and productive agricultural systems with Nicole Masters of Integrity Soils. Practical skills to conduct quick on-site assessments and look for indicators of soil health were also learned through hands on activities.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources: 

  1. PowerPoint Presentation: Introduction to Soil Health by Nicole Masters

  2. Recipe:  Lactic Acid Bacteria Serum for Livestock 

  3. Soil Health 101 Handout: Properties and Indicators of Soil Health

  4. Reading List: Transition Stages Towards a Regenerative Land System

  5. One-page Event Summary: Soil Field Day with Nicole Masters 

Event Details

Beaverdell: Tuesday, September 11, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Quadra Estates Ranch, 530 Beaver Creek Road

Presenter: 

Nicole Masters, is an independent agroecologist who works internationally with farmers to improve soil sustainability and health. She has a formal background in ecology, soil science and organizational learning. Her team of soil coaches at Integrity Soils work alongside producers in the U.S., Canada and across Australasia to support producers in taking their operations to the next level in nutrient density, profitability and environmental outcomes. 

 

Free event. Coordinated by Quadra Estates and Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors.

Quadra Estates contact: Erin Kitchen, 403-616-057, erin.kitchen@quadraestate.ca