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This partial list of upcoming events/webinars may qualify for PD hours. It is the responsibility of the NSIA member to ensure their qualifications are met yearly. If you have additional resources to share, please email: info@nsagrologists.ca

Virtual Presentation Links:

Podcasts:

 

Mar
24
Wed
Sustainable Agriculture Sciences Webinars
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am – May 18 @ 12:00 pm
Two upcoming webinars with Professor Adrian (Adie) Collins, hydrologist and head of Sustainable Agriculture Sciences at Rothamsted Research North Wyke in the United Kingdom:
 
1. Young Professionals Training – March 24 @ 11am EDT
 
2. The forWater Network & Water Institute host – May 18 @ 11 EDT
 
Apr
19
Mon
Pesticide Training
Apr 19 – Apr 28 all-day

Three pesticide courses (in-person training) are being offered by Jim Jotcham before the field season starts in earnest.

April 19 Millville (Cape Breton) Community Centre

April 27 Berwick Legion Hall

April 28 Truro Legion Stadium

The courses are pre-exam preparation, but 5.0 recertification points (T1901) are available.

Pay at the door: $100 for points only; $115 for exam preparation. Taxes in.

All applicator/vendor categories are covered, pending need.

A course is NOT required before writing the NSE exam, but it often helps.

Pre-registration is required: marbicon@eastlink.ca or 902-538-7101

Apr
21
Wed
NSIA Panel Discussion (Virtual)
Apr 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

April 21, 2021 – NSIA Activities (via Zoom):

1:30 PM – Panel: International Perspectives on Agriculture as a Profession (speakers to be announced shortly)

3:00 PM – NSIA Annual General Meeting (Business Meeting)

The Honours and Awards recipients will be acknowledged at the Annual Meeting

REGISTER HERE FOR EITHER OF THE ABOVE NSIA EVENTS

            (only one registration is required, as the same Zoom meeting link will be used for both meetings)

NSIA Annual Meeting (Virtual)
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

April 21, 2021 – NSIA Activities (via Zoom):

1:30 PM – Panel: International Perspectives on Agriculture as a Profession (speakers to be announced shortly)

3:00 PM – NSIA Annual General Meeting (Business Meeting)

The Honours and Awards recipients will be acknowledged at the Annual Meeting

REGISTER HERE FOR EITHER OF THE ABOVE NSIA EVENTS

            (only one registration is required, as the same Zoom meeting link will be used for both meetings)

May
4
Tue
Mineral Masterclass: Getting the balance right in herd/flock management
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – May 26 @ 8:00 pm
  • Webinar one – Tuesday 4 May, 7 – 8pm
  • Webinar two – Tuesday 11 May, 7 – 8pm
  • Webinar three – Tuesday 18 May, 7 – 8pm
  • Workshop – 24 – 26 May 2021

Speakers: Andrea Clarkson and Nigel Kendall, via MS Teams

Additional information can be found here.

May
18
Tue
The forWater Network & Water Institute host a talk with Adrian Collins & Christophe Darnault
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Adrian (Adie) Collins and Christophe Darnault from Clemson University will explore water systems in relation to agriculture ecosystems. Adie Collins will share insights from England highlighting improved agriculture management strategies and Christophe Darnault will discuss the flow and transport in agriculture ecosystems. Darnault’s research on soil and water conservation in agricultural and forestry systems investigates the impacts of water reuse and prescribed fires practices on the surface and subsurface processes —hydrology and soil erosion, and water quality within this landscape.

More information available here.

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