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Registration is open for the Canadian Forage and Grassland Association (CFGA)’s 14th annual conference taking place in beautiful Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. Nov. 28 through Dec. 1.

With the theme Forage Resilience in a Changing Landscape – Manage risk. Overcome Challenges. Discover opportunities, this year’s event will celebrate the important environmental and economic role forages and grasslands play across the country while delivering the practical, grassroots-based agronomic knowledge the CFGA is known for. 

Conference Highlights

The CFGA is excited to once again have Dr. Frank Mitloehner from UC Davis open the conference. This year, he will present his keynote address on Wednesday, Nov. 29 when he provides the global picture on how methane from ruminants cycles through carbon in the soil. 

Other speakers include:  

     - Dan Undersander from the University of Wisconsin speaking about sustainability metrics for forage systems 

     - Josh Callen from the Hoyt Report providing a global forage export market update 

     - Bart Lardner from the University of Saskatchewan speaking on advancing pasture management to store carbon and reduce methane emissions 

Other events and activities taking place at the CFGA 14th Annual Conference are: 

     - Technical workshops on grassland inventories and knowledge tech transfer extension 

     - Welcome reception 

     - Panel discussions 

     - Living Labs showcase and solutions pathway 

     - CFGA Leadership Award reception 

     - Tradeshow 

     - Post-conference tour

     - Online Learning  

Registration details

There are several registration levels for this event:

     - Early bird registration is $420 until Oct. 30 offers full access to the three days of conference activities and the recordings for one month following the end of the event in January 2024.

     - Standard registration of $500 after Oct. 30 offers full access to the three days of conference activities and the recordings for one month following the end of the event in January 2024.

     - Group registration offers a 15 per cent discount when you register 10 people. If you’re registering a group, please email [email protected] for important details.

     - Students can register with all of the benefits of the conference for $150.

All levels of registration provide access to the conference, panel discussions, trade show, some meals and refreshments and networking opportunities at the time of the event. Standard membership also gives virtual access for one month after the event.

Stay Connected

Visit the CFGA conference website for more information including the agenda and accommodation details. Follow the CFGA on Facebook at Canadian Forage & Grassland Association and on Twitter @CFGA_ACPF #CFGA23.

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