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Upcoming Provincial Events of Interest
Pacific Agriculture Show &
Horticulture Growers Short Course
Date: January 30 - February 1, 2020

Location: Abbotsford

The Horticulture Growers Short Course is an incredible educational opportunity that takes place at the same time and location as the Pacific Agriculture Show. It is three-days of over 70 concurrent educational sessions on topics related to horticulture including berries, tree fruits, cherries, potatoes, nuts, pest management, economics and more! View the detailed agenda HERE.

Financial support is available for Basin Producers to attend. Click here for CBT Agriculture Travel Grants. 

BC Interior Soils Conference

Building Soil Health

Date: January, 16 & 17, 2020

Location: Williams Lake

Hosted by the Cariboo Cattlemens Association with main guest Speaker Dr. Kris Nichols. Key topics include soil biology, production, regenerative agriculture and human health. Learn more.

Financial support is available for Basin Producers to attend. Click here for CBT Agriculture Travel Grants. 

SOIL Club - conversation
Meeting
January 14, 2020

Date: Tuesday, January 14

Time & location: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Hawthorn Creek Farm, 1911 Irving Road, Tarrys (Bill Chapman's Farm). 8 KM West of the Slocan Junction.

This is an informal gathering of commercial producers to chat about soil health and soil management. The club is facilitated by KFBA and co-hosted by Dr. Bill Chapman, soil scientist and local farmer. 

Purpose of the soil club includes:

  • Discuss key 'issues' that producers are having 

  • Interests and questions about agricultural soils

  • Soil testing

  • Collaboratively discuss management strategies

  • Identify areas where KBFA can support with further information and resources

No registration required

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Phone: 778-771-5851

Toll free: 800-958-7174

Email: coordinator@kbfa.ca

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The Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors are here to support commercial producers and farmers in the Kootenay & Boundary region. 

We offer one-on-one technical advising, farm visits, access to resources and free events. 

Want more information? Contact coordinator@kbfa.ca and we'd love to help!

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