Peace River Forage Association
Research and Development Projects

Pasture Management Workshops

Project Objectives:

  1. To bring resource people and grazing management info to the Peace Region
  2. To provide support and mentorship for members wishing to adopt more intensive grazing management of their pastures.

Project Progress:

  • Project timeline: Late 2001 - October 2002
  • Organized agenda and resource people for 4 days of grazng management in 2002
  • Sessions 1,2,3 & 4 held successfully in January, April , July and September
  • Organized funding and industry support
  • Arranged fencing and water systmes demos & displays
  • Assembled additional reference materials for binders
  • Final reports compiled

Funding & Industry Partners:
  • Agriculture Canada & Agri Food Canada (PFRA)
  • BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Fisheries
  • Western Forage Beef Group
  • Peace River Agriculture Development Fund
  • Beef Cattle Industry Development Fund
  • Small Woodlands Program of BC
  • Gallagher Fencing, Fort Assiniboine, AB
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Keddies Tack & Western Wear, Grande Prairie, AB
  • CRC Vet Supplies, Dawson Creek, BC
  • Kane Vet Supplies, Calgary, AB
  • Prairie Seeds, Dawson Creek, BC
  • Pickseed Canada, Dawson Creek, BC
  • Rolla Agri Services, Rolla, BC
  • Dow Agro Sciences, Edmonton, AB
  • Peace Tractor Ltd., Dawson Creek, BC
  • Agro Source, Dawson Creek, BC