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Field day: Irrigation and orchard mulching trial

August 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PDT


Attend this free field day to discuss the results from a two-year orchard mulching project and learn methods to optimize irrigation.

Join a discussion with Dr. Catherine Tarasoff and cherry grower Don Low to find out how mulching has affected soil moisture and fruit quality. Irrigation optimization techniques will be discussed and demonstrated with Andrew Bennett, certified irrigation designer, and Molly Thurston, horticulturist.

COVID-19 reminders:

  • KBFA is following Health Canada and Worksafe BC recommendations.
  • All activities are hosted outside in a spacious setting.
  • Participation is limited to 20 people to maintain a two-metre distance.
  • Coffee will be available, but food will not be served.
  • Stay home if you don’t feel well.

This event is part of a project delivered under the Farm Adaptation Innovator Program.

When & where

  • Monday, August 31
  • 9-11 a.m. Pacific Time
  • Quiet Valley Farm @2809 Erickson Road, Creston

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August 31, 2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
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Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors
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Quiet Valley Farm
2809 Erickson Road
Creston, BC Canada
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