Our Annual General Meeting will be at 1:00 P.M on March 27th 2023 at the Manning Legion Hall. At the meeting we will…
– Have a Short Business Meeting
– Provide an Overview of Current and Future Projects
– Show our Annual Report
– Have Jenna Butler provide a speaker presentation.
Jenna Butler is an author and scholar whose research into endangered environments has taken her from America’s Deep South to the Arctic Circle, exploring the ways in which we navigate the landscapes we call home.
Butler lives with three resident moose and a den of coyotes on an off-grid organic farm in Alberta’s North Country.
How is Soil Carbon measured? How is it carbon within the soil in regions documented? How does mapped soil carbon help me and my farm?
Do you have these questions?
Bring them and other questions to this event and speakers Dr. Kris Nichols and Kimberly Cornish just may answer them.
Join us at 1pm on February 9th at the Manning Legion Hall.
Dr. Kris Nichols and Kimberly Cornish have been mapping carbon throughout Alberta and have measured two locations in the Northern Lights County. At this event they will explain how and why. Dr. Kris Nichols and Kimberly Cornish will explain why carbon is beneficial for farmers and will educate on cropping systems that will influence long-term carbon sequestration.
An information session will be held on April 7th at the Manning Legion Hall from 2:00-4:30pm, where speakers will discuss agronomy, seed availability, and markets. Production contracts are available for the 2022 growing season.
When: April 13th
Where: Morning Session will be held at Manning Legion hall.
Afternoon session will be held at Amicis gardens (Notikewin).
9:00am-10:00am: Registration (Coffee will be served)
10:00am-11:00pm: Lance Ouellette (NPARA) will discuss the implementation of the new manning community garden.
11:00AM-12:00pm: Louise Brister (Northern Lights Fruit and Vegetable Company) will discuss her operation, and share her experience in planning and establishing successful vegetable gardens.
12:00Pm-1:00pm: Lunch will be provided.
1:00pm-3:00pm: Lori Asmussen (Amicis Gardens) will discuss container gardening, establishing annual and perennial flowers. Participants will also have the opportunity to start their own seed beds. seed trays and peat will be provided. Vegetable seed will be available for purchase.
Register via the NPARA website (www.npara.ca/events) or contact the NPARA office at (780) 836-3354.
Join us for an in-person meeting held at the Manning Legion Hall on February23rd. Topics include: 1) choosing and designing the annual cover crop mix to meet your goals, 2) optimizing perennials for stand establishment forage quality and productivity. For registration, click on the link below or contact the NPARA office(780) 836-3354 or email@example.com.Lunch will be provided.