Supporting Our Region's Producers

Irrigation & Soil Management Symposium
Results & Discussion on Applied Research in BC 

Creston: March 12, 2020

This one-day symposium, hosted by the Kootenay Boundary Farm Advisors, BC Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research Network and Climate Action Initiative, was an opportunity to learn about results from field research on irrigation and soil management relevant to Kootenay-Boundary farming conditions. The morning sessions focused on optimizing irrigation in row crops to use less water while maintaining crop health. The afternoon included a hands-on session on soil management practices for improved nutrient and water management. 


Presenters included:

  • Regional District of Central Kootenay

  • Dr. Louise Nelson, Professor in Biology, UBC Okanagan

  • Dr. Sean Smukler, Associate Professor in Applied Biology & Soil Science, UBC

  • Dr. Catherine Tarasoff, AgroWest Consulting


Specific Research ​Discussed at the Symposium:


Archived event information:

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Location and time: Creston Hotel, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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