Past Events: Advanced Grazing Workshops in the Kootenays

March 17 – 20, 2023 
Participants learned more about how to implement rotational grazing systems on the ranch, on-farm demonstrations and resources to put concepts and infrastructure into practice, and the On-Farm Climate Action Fund for Grazing (OFCAF). This workshop included presentations from BC Forage Council Grazing Mentors on the principles of Advanced Grazing Systems, how to make a grazing management plan, and tangible examples on how to introduce these concepts into an existing operation.
Schedule of events: 
  • Friday, March 17 – Grand Forks
    Selkirk College, room 8, 486 72nd Ave
  • Saturday, March 18 – Creston
    Jimmy’s Pub, banquet room, 1418 Canyon St.
  • Sunday, March 19 – Cranbrook
    Kootenay Livestock Association Office, 1521 Cranbrook St. North
  • Monday, March 20 – Invermere
    Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce, Lion’s Hall room, 651 Hwy 93/95
BC Grazing Mentors: 
King Campbell (P.Ag.) – Advanced Grazing and Pasture Management
Jim Forbes (P.Ag.) – Grazing & Livestock Nutrition
Greg Tegart (P.Ag.) – Managing Forage for Hay and Grazing

Funding acknowledgement: This workshop is supported by the BC Forage Council and the Canadian Forage and Grasslands Association, the provincial and national delivery organizations for the rotational grazing stream of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s On-Farm Climate Action Fund.


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