BLWK Jack Human-bewaringslandbouweek / CAWC Jack Human Conservation Agriculture Week 2021
CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE – VALUE ADDITION THROUGH EXPERIENCE AND RESEARCH
(webinar and practical days)
4-6 August 2021
Conservation Agriculture Western Cape and the Soil Health Support Centre invites you to the Jack Human Conservation Agricultural Week.
Date: Wednesday 4 August 2021
Place: Online on Crowdcast.
(The webinar and both practical days will be available online from Wednesday 4 August at 09:00 until Friday 20 August at 23:00.)
ONLINE PRACTICAL DAY 1
Date: Thursday 5 August 2021 (09:00-13:00)
Filmed at the Langgewens Research Farm.
– Insects and crop rotation
– Searching for earthworms
– Practical information about high density grazing with sheep
– Pulses and nitrogen fixation
– Spraying with drones
ONLINE PRACTICAL DAY 2
Date: Friday 6 August 2021 (09:00-12:00)
Filmed at Grabouw.
Topic: Cover crops in perennials
Buy tickets online on Quicket.
– R120 – webinar (access to both practical days included)
– R50 – practical day 1 (Langgewens)
– R50 – practical day 2 (Grabouw)
TICKETS FOR STUDENTS
R80 – webinar and both practical days
Please e-mail [email protected]
Conservation Agriculture Western Cape; Western Cape Department of Agriculture; Soil Health Support Centre; Winter Cereal Trust; Landbouweekblad
Atlantic Fertilisers; Piket Implemente; Rovic Leers; Barenbrug
Programme – Dr Johann Strauss – [email protected]
Tickets and invoices – Clint Ockhuis – [email protected]
WEBINAR – SPEAKERS AND TOPICS
– Mr Glen Rabenberg – Practical applications for improving soil water penetration and carbon sequestration in dry-land agro-ecosystems
– Dr Angelo Loi – Inspiring practice change in Mediterranean pasture/crop systems
– Mr Robert Harrison – Essential characteristics for legumes suitable for conservation agriculture
– Mr Jean-Pierre de Villiers – Regenerative management of vineyards and orchards including the use of sheep and chickens
– Mr Matthew Addison – Evaluation of cover crops and mulches in apple and pear orchards
– Mr Fred Dupont – Applying regenerative agriculture principles in a fruit farming environment – objectives, progress and challenges
– Mr Wilhelm Joubert – Why and how do I start with implementing conservation agriculture?
– Mr Ian Cunningham – The economics of cover crops
– Ms Karina Roodt – How do I measure the health of my soil?
– Prof Stephanie Midgely – The SmartAgri Plan – the way forward for deeper implementation and impact
|Age restriction||Family friendly|
|Refund policy||No refunds|