A First Look at the Upcoming World Congress on Conservation Agriculture

Screen Shot 2014-04-28 at 4.54.15 PMIn two months’ time, people from around the world will meet up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to share their knowledge and experiences with conservation agriculture.

This is the first time the event, the sixth of its kind, has been hosted in North America. The World Congress on Conservation Agriculture will bring together researchers, industry and, most importantly, farmers, to tackle the why and how of soil conservation and its role in modern agriculture.

In this interview, Lyndsey Smith, editor of Real Agriculture, speaks with Don McCabe, farmer from Inwood, Ont., to talk about what he, as a farmer, hopes to learn at the conference, and how conservation agriculture has changed his farm, deep in the heart of tillage country.

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Lyndsey Smith

Lyndsey Smith is a field editor for RealAgriculture. A self-proclaimed agnerd, Lyndsey is passionate about all things farming but is especially thrilled by agronomy and livestock production.


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