Supporting Our Region's Producers

Past Events: 2020

Online Event: Seed Starting with Wild Flight Farm 

Zoom, Tuesday April 6 

Online Event: Lunch & Learn Technical Series: Soils in the East & Central Kootenay

Zoom, March 30 & April 13

 

Online Event: Drones for Agriculture 

Zoom, March 18 

Virtual Event: Producer Panel on Pasture Rejuvenation 

Zoom, March 2, 2021

Virtual Field Day: Winter Crop Storage with Wild Flight Farm

Zoom, December 8, 2020 

Field Day: Greenhouse Tour at Salix & Sedge Farm

Salmo, November 10, 2020

Range Field Day: Targeted Grazing & Distribution Tools for Wildfire Fuel Suppression  with Amanda Miller

Cranbrook, October 27, 2020

Workshops: Seed Cleaning and Seed Production for BC Vegetable and Flower Farms with FarmFolk CityFolk

Argenta, Winlaw and Grand Forks, October 2020

Field Day: Riparian Area and Streambank Stabilization

Grand Forks, October 13, 2020

Field Day: Digging Deep into Soil Knowledge with Wayne Blashill

Rock Creek, October 5, 2020

Virtual Field Day: Mechanization for Harvesting and Cultivating Field Crops with Wild Flight Farm 

Online, September 17, 2020

Field Day: Sorghum Sudangrass Yield Trial

Wardner, September 2, 2020

Field Day: Orchard Mulching for Water Optimization

Creston, August 31, 2020

Zoom presentation: Fruit Tree Management with Molly Thurston

Online, June 22 & 29, 2020

Symposium: Irritation and Soil Management Symposium

Creston, March 12, 2020

Presentation: Agri-tourism as a Diversification Tool for BC Farms with Nicole Vaugeois

Revelstoke, Invermere and Creston: February 2020

Seminar - Soil Health Seminar: "What's in your Soil's Bank Account?" with Norm Dueck

Grand Forks, February 26

Workshop - Soil Biology with Jo Tobias

Nelson, February 17

Webinar - Reduced Tillage Vegetable Farming

Online, February 5

Two-day Workshop - Steve Kenyon Grazing School

Cranbrook, January 8/9

2019

Industry presentation: Beef Cattle Nutrition, Forage & Feed Quality with Nutrisource Ltd.

Creston & Cranbrook, December 10/11

Field Day - Frost Seeding 

Radium Hot Springs, December 3

Field Tour - Silage Corn, Winter Grazing and Soil Health Research Project 

Rock Creek, October 10

Field Day - Cover Cropping (fall rye) at Kootenay Meadows Organic Dairy 

Creston, October 2

Field Day - Reduced Tillage and Cover Crops at Cutter Ranch

Fort Steele, October 1

Workshop & Field Tours - Regenerating Soil Life and Health with Nicole Masters

Greenwood, September 25, 26, 27

Field Day - Orchard Mulching Field Trial

Creston, July 22

Field Day - Soil Health Research Project (Tillage Radish to Improve Soil Water Infiltration) 

Rock Creek, June 28

Field Day - Onion Production

Grand Forks, June 24

Presentation - Irrigation Design and Water Management with BC Ministry of Agriculture

Invermere, April 2 & Creston, April 3

Webinar - Organic Soil Management and Monitoring with Ruth Knight

Online, March 26

Webinar - Introduction to Agricultural Soils with the BC Ministry of Agriculture 

Online, March 21

Workshop - Improve your Beekeeping with Pedersen Apiaries

Cranbrook, March 2

Workshop - Food Safety Certification for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (Canada GAP)

Grand Forks, April 25 & 26

Creston, February 19 & 20 

Presentation - Lean Farming with Ben Hartman

Kimberley, January 21

Presentation - Sustainable and Profitable Farming with Steve Kenyon

Cranbrook, January 9 & Greenwood, January 10

2018

2017

Soil Testing Field Day

Rock Creek, October 12

Market Garden Field Day

Salmo and Slocan Valley, October 1

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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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