2016 Proceedings

Advances in Crop Scouting


Wednesday, December 14th

SESSION I   PLENARY SESSION
1 - 8:30   Introduction
Ms. Ingrid Kristjanson, Manitoba Agriculture

Crop Scouting Plus (no slideshow presentation)
Mr. Gary Martens, former crop scout and retired instructor, University of Manitoba
2 - 9:10   Precision Ag tools for improving site-characterization and zone management: Research & On-Farm Experiences
Dr. Ignacio Ciampitti, Cropping & Precision Farming Systems Specialist, Kansas State University
3 - 10:30   Pest Scouting Fundamentals and Technology
Mr. Mike Cowbrough, Weed Specialist
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
4 - 11:10   Agronomists Panel - Prairie Crop Scouting
Techniques and Technology

Moderator - Ms. Ingrid Kristjanson, Manitoba Agriculture

Use of Technology with Agronomy at CropPro
Mr. Cory Willness, President and General Manager
CropPro Consulting, Naicam, Saskatchewan

Use of Technology in Scouting at CFSL
Mr. Kelly Boles, President and Owner
Center Field Solutions Ltd., Three Hills, Alberta
     
SESSION II   CROP MANAGEMENT
5 - 1:00   Agronomics & Economics – Crop Management Decisions Need Both!
Mr. Roy Arnott, Farm Enterprise Management Specialist and Ms. Anastasia Kubinec, Industry Development Specialist - Oilseeds, Manitoba Agriculture
6 - 1:30   Strategic planning for mitigation of Fusarium head blight in wheat
Dr. Anita Brûlé-Babel, Department of Plant Science
University of Manitoba
7 - 2:00   2016 Seed Quality & Determining Seed Usability
Ms. Holly Gelech, Manager - Business Development
BioVision Seed Labs
8 - 3:10   Can Manitoba Hit 3 Million Acres of Soybeans & Do We Want Too?
Mr. Dennis Lange, Industry Development Specialist - Pulses, Manitoba Agriculture
9 - 3:40   Social Media & Agronomy: A Match Made in Smartphone Heaven
Ms. Lyndsey Smith, Field Editor, Real Agriculture

 

Thursday, December 15th

SESSION III   SOIL MANAGEMENT
1 - 8:30   What agronomists need to know about nitrogen enhancers and stabilizers
Dr. Fabián Fernández, Department of Soil, Water and Climate, University of Minnesota
2 - 9:15   Innovative Opportunities for Variable-Rate Technology (VRT)
Mr. Cory Willness, President and General Manager
CropPro Consulting, Saskatchewan
3 - 9:35   Crop scouting nutrient management - Sensors, tools and technique
Mr. John Heard, Soil Fertility Specialist
Manitoba Agriculture
4 - 10:40   Cover Crop Advice for Growers
Dr. Yvonne Lawley, Department of Plant Science
University of Manitoba
5 - 11:20   Corn Residue Management For Soybean Production in Manitoba: On-farm Trial
Mr. Patrick Walther, Graduate Student, University of Manitoba

Nutrient Management for Strip-Till and No-Till
Dr. Fabián Fernández, Department of Soil, Water and Climate, University of Minnesota
     
SESSION IV   PEST MANAGEMENT
6 - 1:00   Fall/spring weed control - Re-cropping considerations in crop top-ups
Mr. Eric Johnson, Research Assistant, Plant Sciences Department
University of Saskatchewan
7 - 1:30   Disease enemies of canola: What, where, and how much
Ms. Holly Derksen, Plant Pathologist, Manitoba Agriculture and Ms. Justine Cornelsen, Canola Council of Canada
8 - 2:00   Design a nano-biosesor for pathogen monitoring in canola
Dr. Susie Li, Research Scientist
Alberta Innovates
9 - 2:30   The View From Up Here is Great! Remote Sensing and Drones in Pest Management.
Dr. Ian MacRae, Department of Entomology
University of Minnesota
10 - 3:30   Pest control services by beneficial insects in agricultural landscapes of Manitoba
Dr. Alejandro Costamagna, Department of Entomology
University of Manitoba

 



2016 WEBCAST VIDEO ARCHIVE

 



POSTER SUBMISSIONS

1. Does soybean need starter nitrogen fertilizer in Manitoba?
Authors: Brar, N.K.*, and Lawley, Y., Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB Canada, R3T 2N2 *Presenter: Navneet.Brar@umanitoba.ca
   
2. Does preceding crop affect corn growth and yield in Manitoba?
Authors: Navneet Brar1, Yvonne Lawley1 and Mario Tenuta2
1 Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba 
2 Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba
   
 3. Manitoba corn meets 4-R nitrogen management (Year 3):  effects on crop performance and the environment.
Authors: C. Cavers*, G. Parent, J. Heard, S. Sager.
*Curtis Cavers, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), 370 River Road, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3V6  curtis.cavers@agr.gc.ca
   
 4. Post-registration assessment of fusarium head blight resistance levels in spring wheat varieties
Authors: Holly Derksen1, Pam de Rocquigny1, & Craig Linde2,
1Crop Industry Branch, Manitoba Agriculture, 65-3rd Avenue, Carman, MB, R0G 0J0, 2CMCDC, Manitoba Agriculture, Carberry, MB, R0K 0H0
   
 5. The Future of Flax: Research Priorities for the Next Agriculture Policy Framework
Author: Rachel Evans, M.Sc.,P.Ag., Flax Council of Canada, 465-167 Lombard Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T6
   
 6. Volunteer canola seedbank disturbance in western Canada: is timing everything?
Author: Charles M. Geddes* & Robert H. Gulden, Dept. of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
   
 7. Optimum Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Strategies for High-Yielding Spring Wheat in Manitoba
Authors: Amy Mangin and Don Flaten (Dept. of Soil Science, University of Manitoba), John Heard (MB Agriculture)
   
8. Sunflower disease situation in Manitoba
Author: Khalid Y. Rashid, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Morden Research and Development Centre, Morden, MB R6M 1Y5
   
 9. Phosphorus and Zinc Fertilization Beneficial Management Practices for Corn in Manitoba: 2015 - 2016 Season Update
Author: Magda Rogalsky, Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
   
 10. Evaluating the Critical Weed Free Period of Glycine max (L.) Merr. Grown in Narrow vs. Wide Rows in Northern Climates.
Authors: Jonathan D. Rosset and Robert H. Gulden, Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
   
 11. Optimization of plant spatial arrangement for dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) production in Manitoba
Authors: Laura Schmidt and Dr. Robert Gulden, Dept. of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
   
 12. Exploring the interaction of Susceptible and Tolerant Inbred lines of Corn (Zea mays) with Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. nebraskensis, the causal agent of Goss’s Wilt
Author:
Alexander Shumilak
   
 13. Landscape effects on flea beetles in the Canadian Prairies
Authors: T. F. S. Guimarães1, T. Nagalingam1, J. Otani2, H. A. Cárcamo3, T. Wist4, J. Gavloski5, and A. C. Costamagna1
1Department of Entomology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2.
2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Beaverlodge Research Farm, P.O. Box 29, Beaverlodge, Alberta, T0H 0C0.
3Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, 5403-1 Avenue, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 4P4.
 4Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon Research Centre, 107 Science Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, T1J 4P4.
 5 Manitoba Agriculture, Carman, Manitoba, R0G 0J0
   
 14. Soybean planting dates based on soil temperature in Manitoba
Author: Cassandra Tkachuk, Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2
   
 15. Modeling Phenological Development of Corn: Do Corn Heat Units Work in the Prairies?
Author(s): Justice Zhanda*, Paul R Bullock and Francis Zvomuya, Dept of Soil Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
   
 16. Residual weed population shifts in Manitoba – 1978 to 2016
Author(s): Julia Leeson, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Jeanette Gaultier, Manitoba Agriculture, Carman, Manitoba; Laryssa Grenkow, Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers, Carman, Manitoba.
   
 17. Effects of Goss’s Wilt and the mechanisms of Cell Death (PCD) in Phytoglobins transgenic lines of (maize) Zea mays.
Author(s): Veronica A Owusu, Dept. .of Crop Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
   
 18. On-farm-tests evaluate nitrogen rate, source and timing for spring wheat yield and protein
Author(s): John Heard1, Brunel Sabourin2, Amir Faroq1 and Lori-Ann Kaminski3
1Manitoba Agriculture, Carman, MB, Canada, 2 Antara Research. 3Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Assoc.
   
 19. Goss’s wilt disease surveillance in Manitoba
Author(s): Pratisara Bajracharya1, Morgan Cott2, Lorne Adam3, Atta Soliman3, Earl Bargen4, Rejean Picard5, Nicole Clouson6, Holly Derksen7 and Fouad Daayf3
1Manitoba Agriculture, Box 1149, Carman, MB R0G 0J0
Telephone: (204)750-0754; Facsimile: (204)745-5690; E-mail: pratisara.bajracharya@gov.mb.ca
2Manitoba Corn Growers Association, Box 188, Carman, MB R0G 0J0 3Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, 66 Dafoe Rd, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 4Manitoba Agriculture, Unit C-284 Reimer Ave., Steinbach, MB R5G 0R5 5Manitoba Agriculture, Box 189, Somerset, MB R0G 2L0 6Manitoba Agriculture, Box 370, Swan River, MB R0L 1Z0 7Manitoba Agriculture, Box 1149, Carman, MB R0G 0J0
   
20. 2016 Manitoba Fall Soil Moisture Survey
Author: Marla Riekman, Manitoba Agriculture, Carman, MB R0G 0J0