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November 13, 2019
1175 18th St #1, Brandon, MB R7A 7C5

Join the Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers, Manitoba Organic Alliance and Manitoba Agriculture on November 13 for a dynamic workshop. Learn how you can build soil health and increase yields by incorporating cover crops on your farm.

Location: MNP Hall – Keystone Centre, Brandon

8:30 am Coffee and Registration
9:00 am Yvonne Lawley – Introduction to Cover Cropping
9:30 am Lee Briese – Cover Crop Agronomy
11:00 am Syama Chatterton – Managing Root Rots in Pulses
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Yvonne Lawley – Functional Uses of Cover Crops
1:30 pm Mainstream Farmer Panel – Discussing ways conventional farmers have used cover crops to benefit their farms
3:00 pm Scott Chalmers – Crop Diversification Centres Research Update
3:30 pm Organic Farmer Panel – Cover Crops for Building Soil Fertility
4:30 pm Matthew Wiens – Update on the CAP BMP programs for farmers

Registration rates: $75/person or $60/two people from the same farm.

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