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Regional Soil Health Event - Cobourg

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Regional Soil Health Event - Cobourg

Time: March 11, 2020 from 9am to 3pm
Location: Best Western Plus
Street: 930 Burnham St
City/Town: Cobourg, ON
Website or Map: https://bdc.ridgetownc.com/so…
Phone: 519-674-1500 x63524
Event Type: soil, health, event
Organized By: OSCIA
Latest Activity: Feb 26, 2020

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Event Description

Session #1. Topic A: Soil Compaction
CEU 1: Crop Management
Tillage, tires and what is driving change? What is it costing?

>> Ian McDonald, OMAFRA
>> Warren Schneckenburbger, Cedar Lodge Farms, Morrisburg
>> Kees Hoogendorn, Hogendoorn Dairy, Baden
Session #1. Topic B: Getting Started with Soil Health
CEU 1: Soil & Water Management
“Ah ha” moments—Where did change start? What are the economics?
How were cover crops, tillage and rotation included?
>> Deb Campbell, Agronomy Advantage Inc., Dundalk
>> Aaron Bowman, Pride Seeds
>> Jennifer Doelman, Bonnechere Haven Farms, Douglas
Session #2. Topic A: Handling and Maximizing Manure
CEU 1: Nutrient Management
Getting the most from manure: incorporation, reducing odour,
increasing nutrient content, and no‐till practices
>> Peter Doris, OMAFRA
>> Wilfred Raats, Raats Custom Farming, Metcalfe
>> Alex Barrie, Gordon Barrie and Sons, Bowmanville (Kemptville)
>> Scott Swain, Swain Beef, Blackstock (Cobourg)
Session #2. Topic B: Erosion: Managing the Field

CEU 1: Soil & Water Management
What are strategies for a system approach to erosion? In what context
are different strategies appropriate?

>> Kevin McKague, OMAFRA
>> West Honey, Warkworth (Cobourg)

Registration deadline:
March 3, 2020
Pre‐registration required
CCA CEU credits now approved

Register online at:
or contact Carolyn Lucio
clucio@uoguelph.ca | 519‐674‐1500 x63524

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