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Join Us for events and field days to learn, connect and grow with others!
Miss an event? Check out our archived events page with photos, summaries, resources and event handouts.

Upcoming KBFA Events 

COVID - 19 and in-person field days

  • KBFA is following Health Canada and Worksafe BC recommendations for COVID-19. 

  • If non-essential travel restrictions are brought back, the field days will be postponed. 

  • All activities are hosted outside in a spacious setting.

  • Participation is limited to 20 people per event to maintain a 2 meter distance. 

  • Refreshments will NOT be served. 

  • STAY HOME if you don't feel well. 

Field Day - Irrigation & Orchard Mulching Trial   

Monday, August 31, Creston 

9:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Join KBFA, Dr. Cathrine Tarasoff and cherry grower Don Low to learn how mulching has improved soil moisture and fruit quality from a two-year mulching and irrigation trial at a commercial cherry orchard. Irrigation optimization techniques will be discussed. 

 

This is year two of the orchard mulching trial. Learn what happened in year-one and how mulching makes a difference!

Register Here (ORCHARD MULCHING)

Funding for this project has been provided in part by the governments of Canada and British Columbia under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. Funding is administered by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC and the BC Agricultural Research & Development Corporation. This project is part of the Farm Adaptation Innovator Program delivered by the BC Agriculture & Food Climate Action Initiative.  

Field Day - Sorghum Sudangrass Trial  

Wednesday, September 2, Wardner 

10:00 am - Noon MST

Learn how to easily measure yield and how to conduct your own on-farm trials! 

Join KBFA, Dr. Catherine Tarasoff and rancher Tyler Morrison to look at the yield results of a Sorghum Sudangrass trial. The trial compares two different varieties of Sudangrass at high and low seeding rates under dryland conditions.

Location: Morrison Ranch, Wardner, East Kootenay. 


 Register Here (Sudangrass)

Funding for this project has been provided in part by the governments of Canada and British Columbia under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. Funding is administered by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC and the BC Agricultural Research & Development Corporation. This project is part of the Farm Adaptation Innovator Program delivered by the BC Agriculture & Food Climate Action Initiative.  

 

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