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.
Full Agenda and Speaker Bios: PDF
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 (extended to August 1st!): $125.00
Registration after August 1st: $145.00
Payable by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
If paying by credit card, you can pay by Paypal. A link will follow in your confirmation email after registration is completed.
6.0 CEUs available for Atlantic Certified Crop Advisors!
Includes 3.5 Soil & Water, 1 Professional Development, and 1.0 Crop Management, and 0.5 Nutrient Management.