2024 Ag Days

Organic @ AgDays - January 16, 2024

Thank you to all of those who came out to this year’s Ag Days event! We look forward to seeing you again next year. 

This year’s schedule was as follows: 

Located in the Upper Curling Club. Doors open at 7:45 am for coffee and refreshments.

Panel 1: Advancements in Organics
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Join us for an engaging discussion on the latest work within the organic sector, upcoming research, and provincial initiatives. Marika Dewar-Norosky, our Executive Director, will provide insights into the upcoming standards review and federal initiatives.

Panel 2: Planning Improved Crop Rotations
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Engage in a conversation on enhancing cover crop rotations with insights from Ian Cushon of Moose Creek Organic Farm and Scott Beaton of Jackfish Creek Farm. Learn about their recent successes and challenges in their farming practices.

Panel 3: The Benefits of Livestock Integration in Crop Rotation
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Connect with our panel speakers Gerald Bos and Alex Boersch on the advantages and challenges of integrating livestock into cropland. Learn about the logistics of organizing custom grazing within a crop rotation, harnessing the benefits without maintaining your own herd.

Networking Lunch
11:30 PM – 12:30 PM

Thank you to those who sponsored this year’s event. It’s your support that makes events like this possible.