Best Management Practices on the Farm
ALUS Norfolk and ALUS Middlesex are joining forces to host the Collaborative Stewardship Tour 2023 — Best Management Practices on the Farm. Attendees will learn about the effective use of cover crops, the 4 R’s of nutrient stewardship, strategies for protecting water sources with buffers, and efficient nitrogen management. This event will reinforce existing farming expertise and address innovative methods for improved sustainability and productivity. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your agricultural and conservation networks while learning valuable techniques and enjoying a great day out.
10:00 Arrival & Parking
10:30 Introduction – ALUS Community Updates
10:40 ALUS at Work on the Farm – ALUS Norfolk
10:45 On-Farm Bat Research Project – University of Guelph
10:55 Test Plots and Crop Trials – FS Partners
11:05 New Emerging BMP’s- OSCIA
11:35 Closing Comments
12:30 Tour of Test Trial Plots
This free event will be in-person only, with lunch catering provided by local favourite restaurant, The Barrel Restaurant.
The Van Paassen Farm, 1875 Saint John’s Road West, Simcoe, ON, N3Y 4K1.
Parking and reception begin at 10:00 am. A map of the event grounds will be provided approximately one week before the event, as part of the reminder email distributed by Eventbrite.
We look forward to seeing you there!