Pre-Symposium Farmer Day
This Pre-Symposium Farmer Day is a special offer for our farmers. The offer includes a three-hour master class with Steve Groff, supper as well as the opening evening to the Living Soils Symposium, featuring speakers like Dr. David Montgomery.
Regenerating Soils Through Cover Crops: MasterClass With Expert Steve Groff
Come spend three hours with cover crop expert Steve Groff!
What you will learn during this master class:
- How to establish a cover crop plan for field crops that is adaptable to different climates and realities: learn about best blends or combination of cover crops, seeding rates, implementation methods, how to measure their impact in terms of fertilization and also economically and how to ensure diversity.
- Hemp production: what’s the potential and what are the barriers? Learn about innovations in the hemp industry and about crop rotation with hemp.
Living Soils Symposium Opening Night
Join us at the Living Soils Symposium opening night with author and geologist David Montgomery.
The Living Soils Symposium is a four-day bilingual event that will take place at Marché Bonsecours Market from March 18-21, 2020. The event will bring together more than 600 participants, including farmers, agronomists, agri-consulting clubs, scientists and researchers, students, activists, agri-food companies, non-profit representatives, government representatives, investors, media and engaged citizens.
The event will facilitate interdisciplinary discussions on the regeneration of soil health, including scientific, practical, economic, political and social perspectives, focusing on promoting food security, mitigating climate change, clean water sources and human health.
March 18 2020, 1pm-8pm (registration starting at noon)
Marché Bonsecours, Montréal
80$ – Regular
50$ – Members (Regeneration Canada, Club Action Billon, Club Action Semis Direct, Groupe ProConseil)