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Sustainability in PRACTICE – Learning from Producer Experience
Video recording now available
Three prominent Manitoba farmers and past UofM Aggies were asked to address:
Adam Gurr is a no-till grain farmer and on-farm researcher. He also operates Agritruth Research Inc., an independent agronomic research company. Follow @GurrAdam and @Agritruth
Kristine Tapley raises beef cattle and is the regional beef production specialist with Ducks Unlimited Canada. Kristine has stated “conservation matters as much as cattle”.
Ryan Boyd is a self-described “family farmer growing grain, grass and soil” practicing crop-livestock integration. Follow @Glantonboyd
Funding announcement for integrated manure and soil research: Research supports on-farm adoption of clean technologies
April 24 2017 - Member of Parliament Terry Duguid (Winnipeg South) announced an investment of $1.9 million for a project with the University of Manitoba to study strategies for reducing greenhouse gases on Canadian cattle farms. View the full article
Funding provided by AAFC Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program. Additional Funding Sources (Cash and In-Kind): Feedlot Health Services, Manitoba Pork, Dairy Farmers of Manitoba, Manitoba Beef Producers
Role of climate change in shaping Prairie agriculture 2050
Over 20 experts present their vision of how a changing climate might shape future Prairie agricultural systems in a Green Paper prepared for the Alberta Institute of Agrologists. Crop selection, pollinating insects, weeds, pathogens, transport, insurance, trade agreements, beef cattle, the food on our plate are some of the topics explored. Read more
Contact Christine Rawluk to learn more.