Nutrient Management Workshop
January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nutrient Management Workshop Wednesday January 22, 1-4 pm; Brooke-Alvinston-Inwood Community Centre, 3310 Walnut St, Alvinston. An afternoon workshop on manure and fertilizer management co-hosted with Lambton Cattlemen’s Association. Dr. Peter Kotzeff (DVM) will discuss his intensive grazing management, with his practices focused on improving soil health, water quality and riparian ecosystems. Kevin McKague (OMAFRA Water Quality Engineer) will share a new manure management tool designed by OMAFRA. Graham Mclean (Agris Co-Op) will discuss “Timing Matters” – an initiative between OMAFRA and agricultural sector organizations to raise awareness on the risks of winter spreading. A peer-to-peer response team within the Lake Erie watershed with farmers to establish alternatives to winter spreading, address the risks of winter spreading to farmers, and understand why winter spreading is a continued practice. The event is free, but we request you RSVP so we have enough coffee & refreshments. Please RSVP to Anastassia Lagounova @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-245-3710.