West-Central Forage Association

Field Tour & AGM

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August 05, 2021

Field Tour & AGM

We're back! We are excited to be hosting in-person events again, and we're kicking things off with a Field Tour & our AGM on August 5th near Mayerthorpe, AB!

Join us as we take a closer look at the forage trial sites we have for our Soil Revitalization project, focused on soil health improvements. These sites include some interesting annual forage mixes and rotations that you're going to want to check out!

We'll also be getting an in-field look at one of the soil moisture monitoring systems & weather stations we have installed as part of our Soil Moisture in Forage Systems project, and the experts from Martin Deerline will be on hand to showcase this technology & answer all your burning questions.


Schedule of Events (Subject to Change)

Field Tour 3:00 pm

In-Field Sessions

Drought Resistant Crops (Graeme Finn, Union Forage)

Using Soil Moisture Monitoring Systems, Weather Stations & Crop Intelligence Software On-Farm (Chelsea Pearce & Bryan Peyre, Martin Deerline)

Soil Revitalization Project Overview (Melissa Howard, WCFA & Raymond Chittick, Producer Cooperator)

Supper 5:00 pm (Cash bar available)

Grazing During Drought (Presentation by Graeme Finn, Grazier)

WCFA Update 6:30 pm

Staff will provide an overview of the work WCFA has been doing and what's in store for the future.

Annual General Meeting 7:00 pm

Note: There are a number of director positions on our Board of Directors that will need to be filled. If you are interested in joining the board or would like more information please contact us at info@westcentralforage.com


The cost to attend is renewal or purchase of a 2021 WCFA Membership.

Purchase your membership HERE 

Please note this event is open to members and invited guests only. You will be required to purchase a membership in order to attend.



If you would like more information or have any questions please contact Jessica at +1.780.621.8670 or conservationag@westcentralforage.com


Event Location

57308 Hwy 22 (South of Mayerthorpe on Highway 22, Red Barn on West side)

Signs will be in place on the day of the event. 

Google Map Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/asHRfeRidpqYPZHh6


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