Conservation Agriculture Symposium & Expo

Event date: 5 August 2014 - 7 August 2014

Venue: Durbanville Racecourse
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Website/register: Conservation Agriculture Symposium & Expo

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM – 7 AUGUSTUS 2014
0800 – 0900 – Registration.
0915 – 0945 – Opening by Dr Pieter Mulder – to be confirmed.
0945 – 1015 – Dr. Johann Strauss – Report back on the 6th World Conference on Conservation Agriculture in Winnipeg June 2014.
1020 – 1040 – Mr Barry Fischer – Report back on Farm visits.
1040 – 1130 – Mr Barry Fischer – Building a working conservation cropping system; focusing on soil health.
1130 – 1200– Morning coffee / tea break.
1200 – 1230 – Liesl Haasbroek / Charl Pienaar – Soil Fertility the Biodynamic way.
1240 – 1310 – Pieter Greeff – The Western Cape perspective on Conservation Agriculture.
1310 – 1345 – Lunch break.
1400 – 1445 -. Dr Kristine Nicholls – The Biology of soil health. (Webinar)
1445 – 1530 –. Dr Rick Haney Soil testing in natures’ image – Using green chemistry to evaluate soil health. (Webinar)