The ‘Download’ links will take you to each speaker’s PowerPoint presentation in PDF format. Where there is no link it is because the speaker did not provide approval to have their PowerPoint presentation included.

Research at Work

Forage Implications on Cow/ Calf Cost of Production
Brenna Grant – Download

Adoption of the technologies by the forage/beef industry in Canada
Bruce Coulman – University of Saskatchewan  – Download

Driving Beef and Forage Innovation Right Here at Home
Glenn Friesen – Download

Forage Research in Canada’s Beef Science Cluster
Reynold  Bergen -BCRC –  Download

Managing forages for the modern dairy cow
Robert Berthiaume – Download

Virtual Farm Tours 

A Journey from Feedlot to Grass Farming
Jonathan Bouw – Download

Maple-Dale Frams
Kevin Aitken – Download

Economics of Bison – Rosedale Bison
Les Kroeger – Download


Leadership Award Banquet

Adoption of new technologies by the forage / beef industry in Canada
Bruce Coulman – University of Saskatchewan – Download


Forage Export Development

Forage Market in the Southern US
Alexander Christensen – West Palm Beach, Florida – Download

An overview of foreign plant health import requirements for Canadian forages, and obtaining plant health market access for new forage products to new destinations.
Doug Winmill – Canadian Food Inspection Agency – Grains and Oilseeds section – Downlaod

CFGA’s Trade mission to China
Frits Tauttmasdorff – Ontario Hay and Forage Co-Operative Inc. – Download

Exporting Hay to China: Opportunities and Challenges
George Alkalay  – Northfield Ventures Ltd. – Download

Global Forage Exchange a U.S. Perspective
John Szczpanski – Download

AAFC’s Market Development Role – Promoting the Strengths of out Sector to Help Build a Stronger Canada Brand
Marco Valicenti – Download


Environmental Synergies

A review of current research efforts in Alberta
Daniel Hewins – Download

Following the 4Rs of fertilizer management ensures that your pastures and lands will remain perennial winners
Mitchell Timmerman – Download

CFA in Action : 2016 – Current Issues & Projects
Ron Bonnet- Download

Simulating the Impact of Land Use Change in Watershed Hydrologic Characteristics
Steven Frey – Manitoba Forage & Grassland Association  – Download

Grassland Matters: Some Thoughts on Grassland, Native and Tame, and Why we Need More of it.
Trevor Herriot- Download


Sustainable Agriculture

Conserving Farm Land with Cover Crops and the Importance of Biodiversity
Blake Vince, Canadian Nuffield Scholar – Download

Forage Breeding into the Future
Daniel Undersander, University of Wisconsin Madison  – Download

An Ecological Goods and Services Perspective for Canadian Grasslands
Dimple Roy, International Institute for Sustainable Development  – Download

The Economics of Beef Cow Grazing versus Cash Cropping in Southern Ontario
Douglas Yungblut, Yungblut and Associates Inc. – Download

Effect of Stocking Rate on Performance, Diet Selection and Apparent Total-Tract Digestibility Among Heifers Grazing Cover Crops
Brooke Brunsvig, South Dakota State University – Download