2020 PRFA Projects & Events & COVID-19
The Peace River Forage Association will be complying with British Columbia Public Health orders during these challenging times. We remain dedicated to connecting and communicating with members through digital means but we will not be able to offer public office hours as we are all working from home.

COVID-19 Dashboard
For daily updates about the status of the COVID-19 virus in British Columbia please click here.

Highlights From Past Forage Events

Events & News

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Forage Technology Transfer Series
If you require assistance or have problems pre registering for or joining & participating in the PRFA of BC webinars:
please contact Samantha at 250 784 4764 or
by emailing prfaevent@gmail.com or by email by clicking here.

Pasture & Grazing Management

2021 Mar Robinson

Is There A Silver Bullet to Eliminate Foxtail Barley?
Webinar on Mar 15, 2021 @ 7:00 to 7:30 pm
PRFA Members - free; Non-Members - $30
Presented by Julie Robinson, Senior Agrologist Forage Friendly Enterprises
To register & purchase a ticket, click here.

Feed & Nutrition

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Nutritional Changes In Later Gestation -Transitioning Nutrition Requirements For Calving
Webinar on Feb 26 /2021 @ 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Presented by: Barry Yaremcio Independent Nutrition Consultant with Yaremico Ag. Consulting Ltd.
To register & purchase a ticket, click here.

4H

4-H & Youth Cattle Groups - Preparing Your Project For The Finishing Stages
Webinar on March 12 /2021 @ 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Presented by: Barry Yaremcio Independent Nutrition Consultant with Yaremico Ag. Consulting Ltd.
To register & purchase a ticket, click here.

Mar Yaremcio

Prepping Yearlings For Spring Sales -Guidelines For Transitioning Purchased Yearlings
Webinar on March 26/2021 @ 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Presented by: Barry Yaremcio Independent Nutrition Consultant with Yaremico Ag. Consulting Ltd.
To register & purchase a ticket, click here.

Livestock Health

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What's in Their Dung? Parasite Identification Course
Webinar on Mar 19, 2021 @6:00 pm
PRFA Members - $25; Non-Members - $30
Featuring Dr. John Gilliard BVSc, PhD, DipACVM, MRCVS
To register & purchase a ticket, click here.

Friends of Forage & Other Events of Interest
BC Agriculture Updates
These updates includes resources to events in the Peace Region and is prepared regularly by Lori Vickers, Regional Agrologist with BC Ministry of Agriculture in Fort St. John, BC. Please contact Lori.Vickers@gov.bc.ca directly to get these updates emailed directly to you.

Webinar Series - Event Share - PCFBA
Strategies for Rejuvenating Forage Stands with Joel Williams
Webinar - Feb 23, 2021
For more information & to register:
https://www.peacecountrybeef.ca/upcoming-events

Question & Answer Session with Joel Williams
Webinar - Mar 2, 2021
For more information & to register:
https://www.peacecountrybeef.ca/upcoming-events

Dodd clinic

Ranch Roping & Stockmanship Clinic
Clinic on Mar 12-14, 2021 @ Rod Hedges Arena
Featuring Jamie Dodd, Owner of Heart Bar
Ranch www.heartbarranching.com
To register contact Lara Kelly 250 793 0093

Prairies Got the Good Week 2021
Online Presentations on Mar 15-19, 2021
For more information & to register:
https://www.pcap-sk.org/upcoming-events/prairies-got-the-goods-week

Peace Country Soil Health Academy School
NPARA Research Farm, Manning, AB
July 14, 15 & 16, 2021
Presented by Gabe Brown, Ray Archuleta, Allen Williams, Shane New
Event Share: PCBFA
https://www.peacecountrybeef.ca/soil-health-academy

Online Soils Learning
We are listening to the incoming feedback from our members. Many of you are asking about opportunities to learn about soils online. Below are three options.

UNBC Virtual Soil Science Courses - courses on Basic Soil Science Principles (6 modules), Soil Classification (6 modules), Landuse Impact (4 modules) and Raising Awareness About Soil (4 modules).
Click on UNBC Soil Science course

Soil Health Webinar Series - webinars on soil water cycling, soil carbon cycling, soil nitrogen cycling, soil microbiome, soil health and soil health economics.
Click on Soil Health Webinars

USDA Soil Health information - check out videos in the "soil health theatre", browse "dig a little LEARN A LOT" learning resources, and sign up for email updates on soil health.
Click on Soil Health information

It is not too late to give us your feedback!
Thank you very much to the 101 members that replied to our survey. We are currently compiling this feedback from our members, and it is being used by focus groups to steer the future direction of the association. If you haven't given us your feedback it is not too late. Please click on the link below to fill out the 5 min survey and win a prize - your very own pocket sized field guide to the top Forage Species in the Peace Region. But don't forget to give us your name & address so we can mail this out to you.
Go to
 www.surveymonkey.com/r/RMMH8HS