Grazing Animals and Soil Health: How Ruminants Fit in the Ecosystem

Grazing Animals and Soil Health: How Ruminants Fit in the Ecosystem

Date:February 27, 2020
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:Huntington Veterans Community Hall, 11379 Highway 62, Ivanhoe. K0K2K0
Presented by the Hastings Stewardship Council The fourth presentation in the Winter Speaker Series 2020 Sebastian Belliard is a soil management specialist for field crops with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. He works with farmers and researchers, and is well informed about soil carbon and soil ecology. Sebastian will describe changes in the agricultural landscape and how they relate to livestock and the maintenance of soil health in an integrated agricultural system. Katherine Fox, Manager of Policy and Issues with Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO), will describe the role of Ontario beef farmers and grasslands in providing environmental benefits while producing high-quality beef for consumers. She will also explain BFO’s research and outreach activities with producers and consumers regarding the environmental footprint of beef.
Admission Fee:$5. (or a donation). Children and students are free.
More Info:http://hastingsstewardship.ca