Events & News

Winter Seminar on Cattle Breeding & More
Dates: March 7, 2018
from 12:30 pm until 4:00 pm.
Location: Farmington Hall, BC

The focus of this session will be a remote presentation and discussion about Hybrid Vigour Scoring and how it can be applied to your cattle herd led by Dr. John Basarab. We will also be offering session to: Register for BIXS and discuss steps to acquiring VBP+ Certification, Develop grazing plans and discuss pasture development, and discuss and look at Livestock Price Insurance.

Click here to see the agenda.

 Cost: $10 and a lunch and coffee will be provided.
Pre-registration is strongly advised. For more information please call or text Aaron at 778 256 9635 or email:

2018 PRSSS Spring Workshop & AGM:
The Role of Soil in Climate Change Adaptation

Dates: March 24, 2018 from 9:00 am until 5:30 pm.
Location: MacMillan Building, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

This year's workshop will include expert soil scientists from around the province to discuss issues related to soil science and climate change adaptation. In an afternoon session we will discuss collaborative approaches to sharing soil information for climate change adaptation. Poster attached.

For more information about the speakers or PRSSS see our website:

Please pre-register by March 16.

BC Videos on Teaching Livestock to Graze Weeds

Click here to check out 4 videos
from our activities on this project linked to our Facebook page or try googling this topic on YouTube.

Watch here for new video in progress or contact Julie Robinson, Project Lead, Integrated Approach to Productive Forage Stands Using Livestock


Tess Davidson's all star lambs eating thistles. Tess and Howard hosted one of the tour stops on June 15.

New Postings on Wildlife Mitigation Pages
Under R & D Projects Tab

Talon Gauthier was recently hired on a short term contract to update the Wildlife Mitigation pages under R & D Projects. To check them out:
1. click on R & D Projects tab at the upper righthand side of this website page,
2. choose Wildlife Management button on left handside of R & D projects page.
3. click on Wildlife Mitigation Project on righthand side.
4. Find the 4 pages on lower righthand side of the comprehensive lists of information on many wildlife management topics.

or Click Directly Here.

Thank you Talon.