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2020 Soil Health Research Forum: Behavior Change, Baseline Data and BMPs

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2020 Soil Health Research Forum: Behavior Change, Baseline Data and BMPs

Time: December 7, 2020 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: Online Event
Website or Map: https://www.uoguelph.ca/allia…
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: ontario.ca
Latest Activity: Dec 7, 2020

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Event Description

Please join us on Monday December 7, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM for an exciting virtual event: Soil Health Research Forum – Behavior Change, Baseline Data and Best Management Practices (BMPs). This research knowledge exchange event is brought to you by the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance (a collaboration between the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the University of Guelph) in partnership with Soils at Guelph. The event will share recent research findings related to soil health; spotlight projects supporting implementation of Ontario’s soil strategy; and promote knowledge-sharing between researchers, industry and government.

To register and for more information, please visit the event webpage: https://www.uoguelph.ca/alliance/events/2020/12/soil-health-research-forum-%E2%80%93-behavior-change-baseline-data-and-bmps

Session 1
1:00 PM Opening Remarks - Elin Gwyn, OMAFRA
1:07 PM Soil Health Strategy and Soil Action Group Update - Thom Hagerty, Director Champion for
Stewardship Research, OMAFRA
1:15 PM Promoting Behavior Change for Soil Health: Insights from Recent Social Science Research.” -
Keynote: Prof. J. Arbuckle, Professor of Rural Sociology, Iowa State University
1:55 PM Break
Session 2
2:05 PM Session 2.1: Behavior Change in Ontario– What are we Learning? - Profs. Richard Vyn and
Erin Nelson, University of Guelph
2:35 PM Session 2.2: Baseline Information for Soil Health - Dan Saurette, OMAFRA and Prof. Kari
Dunfield, University of Guelph
2:55 PM Break
Session 3
3:05 PM Panel on Best Management Practices in Soil Health – The Latest Updates - Host: Cam
Ogilvie, Soils at Guelph, Panelists: Profs. Merrin Macrae, Waterloo University, Laura Van Eerd, and
Claudia Wagner Riddle, University of Guelph,
3:45 PM Long Term Rotation Research Plot Results - Prof. David Hooker, University of Guelph
3:55 PM Close - Prof. Laura Van Eerd, University of Guelph, Research Program Director

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