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West Country Ag Tour

August 20 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

$35

Clearwater County Presents:

The 2019 West Country Ag. Tour

Clearwater County, AWES, GWFA, Benalto Ag, Medicine River Wildlife Centre, Biocomposite Group, Alex Fuengling and Henry Askes will be presenting on agricultural topics throughout the day. 

 

Hayrides will be taking place onsite, and breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided!

Cost is $35 for the day. Please RSVP through Clearwater County by August 16, 2019.

 

Itinerary for Tuesday August 20, 2019

7:30 – 9:00 am
Breakfast at the Quonset in County yard Featuring the Waffle Truck.
9:15 – 10:15 am
Cover Crop Cocktails. Presentations from Greg Paranich (GWFA) and Devin Knopp (Benalto Ag) at the County trial plots.
10:15 – 10:45 am
Role of Raptors – Presentation by Medicine River Wildlife Centre and Ottis the Owl.
10:45 – 11:15 am
Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00 pm
Shelter belts – Management techniques for successfully establishing a shelterbelt. Brought to you by AWES (Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society).
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 pm
Preserving our Pollinators – Presentation by AWES (Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society)
2:15 -2:45 pm
Hemp mats – biodegradable and environmentally friendly weed control. Presented by Beau Taylor of Biocomposite Group.
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Equipment Demonstration- Alex Fuengling with direct seeder, high speed disc and pasture harrows. Henry Askes – Bale Wrapper.
4:00 – 4:30 pm
Refreshments and door prizes.

Venue

Clearwater County Quarter
Township Road 400 and Range Road 72
Clearwater County, Alberta T0M 0C0 Canada
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