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2017 CFGA Conference


The Canadian Forage and Grassland Association (CFGA) is working with the Ontario Forage Council to host the 8th Annual CFGA Conference at the Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre, Nov. 14 to 16, 2017. This year's theme is Next Generation Forage Cropping Systems: Profit Above, Wealth Below in recognition of the important role forage and grasslands play in providing both economic and environmental benefits to Canadians from coast to coast. 


Conference organizers are working on a powerful lineup of educational and informative speakers in four key areas the conference is focused on: soil carbon storage, soil health enhancement, forage exports and profitable forage systems. For more info on the conference visit http://canadianfga.ca/conference/


New Program Announced


The CFGA is set to become climate change leader with the launch of the Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Program (AGGP) in Fredericton N.B. April 24. Member of Parliament Matt DeCourcey (Fredericton) announced an investment of $656,000 for the project with the CFGA to demonstrate to farmers the carbon sequestration (sink) potential of their farmlands. The CFGA is in the preliminary stages of the program which will develop and test a carbon reduction protocol for high performance forage management systems in Canada.


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MP Matt DeCourcey (Fredericton) and CFGA Executive Director Cedric MacLeod discuss details of the $656,000 carbon sequestration project announced in April.


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2017 CFGA Conference

 

The Canadian Forage and Grassland Association (CFGA) is working with the Ontario Forage Council to host the 8th Annual CFGA Conference at the Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre, Nov. 14 to 16, 2017. This year's theme is Next Generation Forage Cropping Systems: Profit Above, Wealth Below in recognition of the important role forage and grasslands play in providing both economic and environmental benefits to Canadians from coast to coast. 

 

Conference organizers are working on a powerful lineup of educational and informative speakers in four key areas the conference is focused on: soil carbon storage, soil health enhancement, forage exports and profitable forage systems. For more info on the conference visit http://canadianfga.ca/conference/

 

 

New Program Announced

 

The CFGA is set to become climate change leader with the launch of the Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Program (AGGP) in Fredericton N.B. April 24. Member of Parliament Matt DeCourcey (Fredericton) announced an investment of $656,000 for the project with the CFGA to demonstrate to farmers the carbon sequestration (sink) potential of their farmlands. The CFGA is in the preliminary stages of the program which will develop and test a carbon reduction protocol for high performance forage management systems in Canada.

 

 

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