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Conference 2023 Recap: Mentor Panel with Jim Forbes, Graham Fowler, Erika & Doug Fossen

May 20, 2024 Admin
During the morning session on Nov. 30 at the Canadian Forage and Grassland Association’s 14th Annual Conference in Harrison Hot Springs, B.C., grazing mentor Steve Kenyon facilitated a producer and mentor panel.
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Raising awareness of threatened and endangered species

May 13, 2024 Admin
This Friday, May 17, is Endangered Species Day. Held the third Friday of every May, this day is a reminder to learn about and take action to protect threatened and endangered species around the globe.
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Conference 2023 Recap: Protect, Manage and then Restore: A Hierarchy for Implementation

May 6, 2024 Admin
During the morning session on Nov. 30 at the CFGA’s annual conference, keynote speaker Ronnie Drever, a senior conservation scientist at Nature United, spoke on a hierarchy for implementation of natural climate solutions.
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2023 Conference Recap: Day 1 Closing Keynote - with Dr. Dan Undersander

April 29, 2024 Admin
In the Day 1 closing keynote at CFGA’s annual conference, Dan Undersander from the University of Wisconsin presented on "Measuring and reporting positive impacts for greenhouse gasses".
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CFGA celebrates Earth Day every day

April 22, 2024 Admin
In honour of Earth Day, the CFGA shares some of the value forages and grasslands provide to the environment, and highlights some of the projects the CFGA administers through throughout the year to help protect the earth.
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Conference 2023 Recap: Panel Discussion with Dr. Undersander and Dr. Larder

April 15, 2024 Admin
On the first morning of the CFGA’s Annual Conference, Dr. Undersander and Dr. Larder took questions from the audience in a live panel discussion about legumes, soil nitrogen, climate change and on-going research.
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Conference 2023 Recap: Rangeland Management in British Columbia

April 8, 2024 Admin
Attendees heard from Lauchlan Fraser during the afternoon session on Nov. 29 at the CFGA’s 14th Annual Conference. Dr. Fraser, from Thompson Rivers University, presented his research from five projects on BC rangeland management.
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Conference 2023 Recap: Rotational Grazing: Examining Perspectives for Sustainable Ag

April 1, 2024 Admin
On Nov 29, 2023, Dr. Brooke McWherter from Dalhousie University presented at the CFGA’s 14th annual conference. Her presentation focused on the Farm Resilience Mentorship (FaRM) Program and barriers to rotational grazing adoption.
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Conference 2023 Recap - Canadian Perspective on Carbon in Agricultural Landscapes

March 25, 2024 Admin
Brian McConkey with Viresco Solutions National presented at the CFGA’s 14th annual conference. His talk focused on soil organic carbon, the effects of grassland management on carbon sequestration and carbon markets.
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