Soil Health Field Day - North

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Rugby Hall

51.645693 -114.427537

**Type the GPS Coordinate exactly as written into Google Maps for Location**

Alberta

Canada

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Soil Health Field Days Featuring Dr. Jill Clapperton

Dr. Jill Clapperton is an Internationally recongnised Lecturer on how to create and manage the long-term health and productivity of soils. Jill was the Rhizosphere Ecologist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge Research Center studying the interaction between soils, plants and soil organisms.

Topics

  • Principles of Soil Health
  • Soil, crop & pasture management to optimize soil health
  • The deep dive into mixed species cropping and pasture stitching
  • Demonstrating healthy soil characteristics & measuring results (rainfall simulator demonstration)
  • Hands-on field activity

Details

  • Date: Wednesday June 12th, 2019
  • Location: Rugby Hall & Whiskey Ridge Cattle Co.
  • Time: 8:45am to 4:30pm (please arrive before 9:00am to keep the day on schedule)
  • Lunch included

Price

  • FFGA Members - $50.00 + GST
  • Non Members - $60.00 + GST

Please come prepared to spend time outside. Dress according to the weather. If you would like resources before the event please visit Jill's website at www.rhizoterra.com

Dealine to register is June 4th, 2019.



Detailed Directions to Rugby Hall

  • Enter the GPS Coordinates (51.645693 -114.427537) exactly as written into Google Maps.

Alternatively you can use these written directions;

  • From Didsbury travel west on Highway 582. Turn south on Rge Rd 35 (roughly 11 miles) and then turn west on Twp Rd 312 (roughly 1 mile). Turn south again on Rge Rd 40 and the Rugby Hall will be on your right.

Google Map From Didsbury https://goo.gl/maps/Y3tyAvkHNoo

Date and Time

Location

Rugby Hall

51.645693 -114.427537

**Type the GPS Coordinate exactly as written into Google Maps for Location**

Alberta

Canada

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