Grazing Plan Series

Online, Tuesdays 7:30pm MT, March 19, 26, April 2, 9,. 16

Join CFGA and ARECA for a conversational 5 episode series on Grazing Plans! How and why to update your grazing plan. CFGA-OFCAF process, drought based management decisions, producer questions and hot topics.

Grasslands, grazing, perennial forages for carbon storage

Webinar, Thurs. April 4th, 10:30 PT/ 11:30 MT/ 12:30 CT/ 1:30 ET/ 2:30 AT

Join Edward Bork, Professor of Range Ecology and Management, University of Alberta for a discussion on Revenue Streams, forage, water, soil microbes and more for grasslands and perennial forages across Western Canada. This webinar offers CCA/PAg credits and is also open to the public. You will need to create a free account with ASA to get registration link.

La Crete Organic Conference and Tradeshow

Thursday, April 11th, La Crete

Join Kevin Elmy for presentations on the Economics of Cover Cropping and Grazing Cover Crops as well as a fantastic lineup of speakers

New Grazing Mentor Training

April 12 and 26th, online. 9PT, 10MT, 11CT, 12ET, 1AT

Interested in becoming a Mentor for the FaRM program? Join CFGA for this introduction to Advanced Grazing Systems mentorship opportunity. Deep dive into cell design and development of mentor-producer relations. This is a 2 day series with 4 hour sessions.

Schedule of upcoming events in Alberta

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Are you interested in listing your event on the FaRM calendar?

If your event supports the same Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) as the FaRM program, we will happily promote it. Use the linked form to provide details.

Meet your Alberta Mentors

Kabal Singh

Cover Crop and Nitrogen Mentor - AB

Kabal Singh grew up on a mixed farm operation in Northern India. He is currently a Crop Technician at Gateway Research Organization. He has a Bachelor Degree in Agriculture and also holds a Diploma in Agribusiness majoring in Crops from Lakeland College. In 2019, he was nominated for “President Circle” at Lakeland College for his outstanding leadership abilities. Kabal has experience working on research trials, soil testing, crop production cycle, and innovative approach in agriculture (hydroponic). He likes to read literature and listen to music in his spare time.

Gurbir Dhillon

Cover Crop and Nitrogen Mentor - AB

Gurbir is a research scientist in crop and soil science with the Farming Smarter Association. His program focuses on agronomic management for improving crop productivity, reducing soil erosion, and enhancing soil health of irrigated and rainfed crop production systems in southern Alberta. Before joining Farming Smarter, he studied soil organic matter dynamics and sequestration in his postdoctoral and Ph.D. programs both at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Grazing mentors

Grazing Mentors

Grazing Mentors

Need help connecting with a Mentor?

Let us know what province you are in and the topic you are interested in discussing and we will get you connected with a Mentor in your region who can help you implement your BMPs.