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Making forage mixtures work for you: Webinar February 15

Retrieved: December 13, 2018, 12:21 pm

Update: Missed the webinar? Find the recording and check for future webinars on our Webinars page: http://www.beefresearch.ca/resources/webinars.cfm

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ge mixtures are a great way to optimize energy:protein with forage yield and animal gain. Join this webinar to learn which forages may work well together on your pastures, and how to improve pastures that are under-performing.

When
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Wednesday February 15,  7:00 pm EST

  • 4:00pm in BC
  • 5:00pm in AB
  • 6:00pm in SK and MB
  • 7:00pm in ON and QC
  • 8:00pm in NS, NB and PEI 

Interested but aren’t available that evening?
Register anyway! This webinar will be recorded and posted online at a later date. All registrants will receive a link to the recording and additional learning resources. By attending the live event, you’ll have the opportunity to interact and ask questions too.

Find and register for more BCRC webinars here, including:

  • Managing Internal parasites – March 28, 2017
  • Managing native forages – April 6, 2017

Watching on a tablet or mobile device?
If you plan to join the webinar using your tablet or mobile device, you will need to download the appropriate receiver. We recommend that you join the webinar 15 minutes early as you will be prompted to download the receiver once you log in, which may take several minutes to complete. To download the receiver ahead of time, visit: http://www.citrix.com/go/receiver.html

Duration
Approximately 1 hour.

Cost
BCRC webinars are available and free of charge thanks to guest speakers who volunteer their time and expertise to support advancements in the Canadian beef industry, and through the Knowledge Dissemination and Technology Transfer project funded by the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.

Speakers
Yousef Papadopoulos Ph.D., M.B.A., P.Ag. Research Scientist with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada 


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Dr. Papadopoulous is an Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie University and Saint Mary’s University working in Truro, Kentville and Nappan, Nova Scotia.  Dr. Papadopoulos has conducted extensive research on breeding strategies to expand the adaptation of grass and legume species to climate change, long-term persistence, reducing nitrogen fertilizer requirement, leaching and emission; pasture biodiversity; and development of forage cultivars for novel applications.  Dr. Papadopoulos commercialized and is currently in the process of releasing new grass and legume cultivars.

What is a webinar?
Webinars are just like attending a workshop or conference, but from the comfort of your own home or office. We bring the presentation right to you. They’re easy to join and participate in. A reliable, high-speed internet connection is required.

All you need to do is register beforehand, and about 5-10 minutes before the webinar is scheduled to begin, click the link you were provided when you registered. Then turn up your computer speakers or call the phone number provided. That’s it! Sit back and enjoy. As a participant, you can anonymously answer polls and surveys, and will have the opportunity to ask questions near the end of the webinar.

You can find more beef research-related webinars hosted by other organizations on our events calendar.

Don’t have high-speed internet? 
Consider calling a neighbor that does and watch the webinar together, or call your regional ag office to ask whether arranging a group viewing is possible.

Visit our Webinars page to find other upcoming BCRC webinars and the recordings of our past sessions.


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