“Growing crops since 1994 on their land just outside Sylvan Lake, Jim and Lesley Hill have been working on developing their soil health and quality for 20 years,” says Dustin Morton, commercial horticulture specialist, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. “Jim will be speaking to his cover cropping techniques and his use of tillage radish to decrease erosion and increase soil health on his farm.”
Things get under way at 5:30 p.m. and a light supper will be provided. To register, call 1-800-387-6030. If the weather is poor, the event will be rescheduled to September 8.