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Join the team at the Peace Country Beef & Forage Association for conversations about agricultural research, innovative farming practices, and practical management for farms and ranches. Working on cultivating a personable, inclusive and educational environment for both large and small scale producers and hobbyists. The PCBFA is a producer-driven organization in northwestern Alberta that performs research and hosts educational events and seminars in the Peace Country.

Coffee Cows and Crops Peace Country Beef and Forage Association

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Join the team at the Peace Country Beef & Forage Association for conversations about agricultural research, innovative farming practices, and practical management for farms and ranches. Working on cultivating a personable, inclusive and educational environment for both large and small scale producers and hobbyists. The PCBFA is a producer-driven organization in northwestern Alberta that performs research and hosts educational events and seminars in the Peace Country.

    Spring Update - Get Your Calendar Ready!

    Spring Update - Get Your Calendar Ready!

    Exciting times in store for summer 2024. Listen in on today's episode to hear about our new summer staff additions and great upcoming events. Tune in next time to hear Chelsey map out the plot plans for 2024.
     
     
     
    Redwood highway - Audiotonix

    • 9 min
    Understanding Ag Socioeconomics with Monika Benoit

    Understanding Ag Socioeconomics with Monika Benoit

    Socioeconomics, in a nutshell from Investopedia, is a term that refers to the interaction between the social and economic habits of a group of people, including their interactions with others and their family. You may not even realize it, but it is happening around us in agriculture every day! Monika Benoit helps explain this term through her first-hand experience. 
     
     
     
    Music - Redwood Highway - Audionautix

    • 24 min
    Update: February Fun & What's to Come

    Update: February Fun & What's to Come

    Here is an update from the busy month of February! We had many events to keep us busy and even more lined up for March. Find out what we have been up to and mark your calendars for March events in the Peace.
     
    BONUS: including a brief "soil tips highlight" from, Yasir of ViviGro Sustainable Solutions, on two listener questions that were kindly submitted. If you have any questions you would like featured on our podcast, you are welcome to send them in for some fresh insight.
     
     
    Music - Redwood Highway - Audionautix

    • 19 min
    SPECIAL GUEST MINI-SERIES: Soil Success with YASIR SYED of VIVIGRO!

    SPECIAL GUEST MINI-SERIES: Soil Success with YASIR SYED of VIVIGRO!

    BONUS SERIES - Get to know our special guest, president, CEO and founder of ViviGro Sustainable Solutions Ltd, Yasir Syed, with some introductory questions on common mistakes, myths and misconceptions about soil health. This season is a dedicated soil special mini series and will be jam packed with some amazing soil health information with an easy to grasp, holistic approach. Get your questions ready and please call in or email them to shelby@pcbfa.ca so we can discuss them on the show!
     
     
    Music - Redwood Highway - Audionautix

    • 40 min
    Keeping Predators at Bay

    Keeping Predators at Bay

    Learn about signs and characteristics of Peace Region livestock predators and the damages they can inflict on your livestock herds, and what support you can receive with government programs and your local Fish & Wildlife officers

    • 25 min
    Homesteading New Opportunites

    Homesteading New Opportunites

    Thinking of becoming a producer or starting your own farm, but might be brand new to country life or not sure where to start? Listen in on today's episode for a rundown on the differences between farms, ranches and hobby farms or homesteads, and learn about how they offer you exciting opportunities in the Peace Country.
    BONUS: a quick view into 4H Clubs, what they are, and why they are great for kids.
    We hope to give you some inspiration!
     
     
    Music - Redwood Highway - Audionautix

    • 16 min

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