Time: November 22, 2012 from 9am to 2:30pm
Location: Kitchener-Waterloo Conference Centre (Holiday Inn)
Street: 30 Fairway Rd S
Website or Map: https://collaborase.com/farmi…
Phone: 613-241-8000 ext 216
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Ben Lemire
Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2012
The Farming 4R Watershed Workshop Series Part 2:
Implementing Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) on the Farm
Technical Nutrient Stewardship Workshop:
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Networking Session:12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Panel: Community Leaders Supporting Agriculture:1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Technical Workshop Objectives:
The objective of the technical session is to provide producers, retailers, and crop advisors with practical instruction on implementing fertilizer beneficial management practices (BMPs) on the farm using the 4R approach. The 4R concept guides farmers in using the Right fertilizer source; at the Right rate; at the Right time; and in the Right place. The BMPs covered during the workshop for improving fertilizer use efficiency and sustainability will include:
Panel: Supporting Agriculture Session Objectives:
The afternoon session of the workshop is open to all, but is particularly geared towards Ontario conservation authorities, agricultural media outlets, agriculture or water research consortiums, federal/provincial agriculture representatives, and any other NGOs focused on sustainable agriculture or conservation. The topics of discussion for this session will include: