The PEIIA is proud to present our first Island Agrology Workshop this August. Our theme is “Building Resiliency in Maritime Agriculture,” touching on how farmers and agricultural professionals can respond to a changing climate to ensure our farms remain profitable and sustainable.
Stay tuned for a full agenda to come in the next couple of weeks. The event begins with registration and a hospitality suite featuring PEI food and drink on Sunday night. Presentations will take place on Monday and Tuesday mornings, and there will be a tour (transportation provided) on Monday afternoon, followed by a BBQ at the Stanley Bridge resort.
Some highlight presentations on our agenda include:
Dr. Philip Haygarth, Lancaster University, UK – Soil & Watershed Resilience
Dr. Joshua Faulkner, University of Vermont – On-Farm Climate Change Adaptation
Jamie Hewitt, Senior Policy Analyst, AAFC – Climate Change Adaptation in Canada
Candace Vinke, Viresco Solutions, AB – The Carbon Economy & Agriculture
Early Bird Registration (before July 15th): $125.00
Registration after July 15th: $145.00
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