Frost Seeding Presentation & Demonstration
Radium Hot Springs, December 3, 2019
Julie Robinson of the Peace River Forage Association of BC and Bill Wilson of Forage Friendly Enterprises Ltd gave a presentation and demonstration on frost seeding pasture. The event took place at Rick Tegart's ranch in Radium Hot Springs where he will be frost seeding up to 10 acres this season to rejuvenate pasture.
Frost Seeding Resources:
BC Rangeland Seeding Manual (excellent resource for variety selection)
Peace River Seeding Tool (excellent for planning seed and plant composition)
Fact Sheet: "How Important is the Timing of Seeding?"
Forage Fact Sheets: Over 100 Fact Sheets on Forage Production
Event Summary and Presentation:
Event Summary: Frost Seeding Workshop, Radium, December 3
PowerPoint Presentation: Winter Seeding, by Julie Robinson
Pasture seeding project overview by the BC Forage Council: "Kootenay Pasture Rejuvenation Project"
Archived Event Details:
Date & time: Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Upper Ranch, 6755 Highway 95, Radium Hot Spring (3 km North of the 4 way stop in Radium)
Partnership event with the Peace River Forage Association, Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors and Windermere & District Farmers Institute. This workshop is part of the BC Forage Council Project "Demonstrating Innovative Pasture Rejuvenation Practice in Kootenay and Boundary Regions."
Funding support from Investment Agriculture Foundation and the Canadian Forage and Grassland Association.