Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Project 200: Growing towards 2117!

Beaverlodge Research Farm celebrates its Centennial year in 2017 and it's CANADA 150!

PROJECT 200: Growing Towards 2117!  This is a school-aged event that took place June 13-15, 2017.  Students visited the Farm, toured field plots, searched for weeds, learned about trees, viewed honeybees, collected insects and more!  Check out what happened....

Project 200 was supported by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Canola Producers Commission, Peace Region Forage Seed Association, Alberta Wheat Commission, Alberta Pulse Growers and Elite Steam & Vac.

Learning about crops grown in the Peace River region (G. Semach).

Learning about agriculture from a grower's perspective (G. Sears).

Hands-on training as future entomologists take their first sweeps!

Several events are taking place at the Farm this summer including:
   June 13-15, 2017    PROJECT 200: Growing Towards 2117!
   July 14, 2017         CENTENNIAL AND CANADA 150 OPEN HOUSE!
   July 25, 2017         CANCELLED (Insufficient Registrants): PRE-HARVEST GRAIN GRADING WORKSHOP! 

Find out more....