Agenda

CFGA Conference Day 1 - Nov 29
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11 a.m. Conference Welcome  
11:20 a.m. Ruminant Livestock, Grasslands and Climate Change - Fact, Fiction and All Things In-Between Frank Mitoehner, UC Davis CLEAR Centre
11:50 a.m. OasYs: a French agroecological dairy cattle system adapted to climate change Sandra Novak, INRAE
12:10 p.m. Understanding the barriers and motivations to adoption of conservation agriculture  Adam Reimer, National Wildlife Federation
12:30 p.m. Live Panel Discussion  
12:45 p.m. Nutrition Break  
1:05 p.m. Grazing Mentorship Training Session 1 Steve Kenyon, Greener Pastures Ranching Ltd
1:25 p.m. Demystifying Destocking During Drought Anneliese Walker, MaiaGrazing
1:45 p.m. Live Grazing Management Panel  
2 p.m. Student Poster Presentation  
2:05 p.m. Nutrition Break  
2:25 p.m. Exports: Al Dhara Trade Mission  
2:45 p.m. Living Lab British Columbia - Extended Grazing Season and Winter-Feeding Strategies Serena Black, British Columbia Forage Council
3:05 p.m. Nitrogen Management and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, University of Guelph
3:25 p.m. Live Panel Discussion  
3:45 p.m. Student Poster Presentation  
3:50 p.m. Day 1 Wrap-Up  
CFGA Conference Day 2 - Nov 30
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11 a.m. Welcome & Introductions - Day 2  
11:10 a.m. HBAT and You Carolyn Callaghan, Terrestrial Wildlife
11:30 a.m. Grazing Mentorship Training Session 2 Steve Kenyon, Greener Pastures Ranching Ltd
11:50 a.m. Living Lab -Ontario Innovations Tracey Ryan, Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA)
12:10 p.m. Live Panel Discussion  
12:25 p.m. Student Poster Presentation  
12:30 p.m. Nutrition Break   
12:50 p.m. Improving Containerized Supply Chains for Canadian Shippers Greg Northey, Pulse Canada
1:10 p.m. SODCAP ACS-GA-027 Agricultural Nature-based Solutions for the Prairie Ecoregions Michel P. Schellenberg, SODCAP
1:30 p.m. Risk Management Challenges on Cattle Land  Ryder Lee, Canadian Cattle Association
1:50 p.m. Live Panel Discussion  
2:05 p.m. Student Poster Presentation  
2:10 p.m. Nutrition Break   
2:30 p.m. Grazing Mentorship Training Session 3 Steve Kenyon, Greener Pastures Ranching Ltd
2:50 p.m. Extending the grazing season using annual forages Kim Schneider, University of Guelph
3:10 p.m. Alberta AgriSystems Living Lab - Where Research Meets Reality Karin Schmid, Alberta Beef Producers
3:30 p.m. Live Panel Discussion  
3:45 p.m. Student Panel Presentation  
3:50 p.m. Day 2 Wrap-Up  
CFGA Conference Day 3 - Dec 1
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11 a.m. Welcome & Day 2 Introductions  
11:10 a.m. Status of the Hay Market Josh Callen, THE HOYT REPORT
11:30 a.m. Canadian Economic Outlook: What now, what next?  Aaron Goertzen, BMO Capital Markets
11:50 a.m. Living Lab Quebec - Forage Component  Georges Theriault, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 
12:10 p.m. Live Panel Discussion  
12:25 p.m. Student Poster Presentation  
12:30 p.m. Nutrition Break  
12:50 p.m. Grazing Mentorship Training Session 4 Steve Kenyon, Greener Pastures Ranching Ltd
1:10 p.m. The Living Labs Eastern Prairie Experience - Forage and Pasture Activities Mae Elsinger & John Fitzmaurice, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada & Dan Cox, Manitoba Associations of Watersheds
1:30 p.m. ALUS from the PAC to the pasture Stephen Smith, ALUS Canada
1:50 p.m. Live Panel Discussion  
2:05 p.m. Student Poster Presentation  
2:10 p.m. Nutrition Break  
2:30 p.m. OFCAF Update - Moving Through the Carbon Dynamic  
2:50 p.m. Increasing Carbon Sequestration by Changing Crop Type: A Living Lab Approach  Carolyn Marshall, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture
3:10 p.m. Live Panel Discussion  
3:25 p.m. Closing Panel Discussion - Early Adopters & Managing Risk  
3:55 p.m. CFGA Awards Presentation  
4:05 p.m. Day 3 Wrap-Up  
CFGA Conference Day 4 - Dec 2
  All times are Eastern Standard Time  Agenda Subject to Change 
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. CFGA Annual Business Meeting  

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