MAC 2017

TENTATIVE PROGRAM AGENDA


Wednesday, December 13th

8:00   Registration
Foyer outside of Agriculture Auditorium
172 Agriculture Bldg.
8:25   Welcome
8:30   Introduction
Mr. John Heard, Manitoba Agriculture
8:35   Field to Market: the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture (tentative title)
Ms. Michelle Nutting, Director, Field to Market
9:20   The 4R Nutrient approach to sustainability (tentative title)
Dr. Tom Bruulsema, Vice President, International Plant Nutrition Institute
10:05   Coffee Break - Agriculture Atrium
Poster Session - 138 Agriculture Bldg.
10:45   Managing MRLs for pesticides and PGRs in crop products (tentative title)
Ms. Delaney Ross Burtnack, Executive Director, Manitoba Canola Growers
11:30   Industry Panel
Moderator: Ms. Ingrid Kristjanson, Manitoba Agriculture
Panel: Mr. John Waterer, Paterson Grain
            Mr. Clint Jurke, Canola Council of Canada
12:00   Lunch
Marshall McLuhan Hall, University Centre, Room 204
1:00   Manitoba weed resistance update: Results of the 2016 field survey and management questionnaire
Dr. Hugh Beckie, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
1:40   Flea beetles: Economic thresholds, natural enemies, and landscape effects
Dr. Alejandro Costamagna, University of Manitoba
2:10   Dicamba drift from Xtend beans – what is going on?
Dr. Tom Wolf, Agrimetrix Research & Training
2:50   Coffee Break  - Agriculture Atrium
Poster Session - 138 Agriculture Bldg.
3:20   Phytophthora root rot or not? That is the question.
Dr. Alison Robertson, Iowa State University
4:00   From large spiny caterpillars to small sap suckers: Insects on crops in Manitoba in 2017
Dr. John Gavloski, Manitoba Agriculture
4:30   Beer and Pretzel Reception - Agriculture Atrium

 

Thursday, December 14th

8:30    
9:15    
9:35    
10:00   Coffee Break - Agriculture Atrium
Poster Session - 138 Agriculture Bldg.
10:40    
11:20    
12:00   Lunch
Marshall McLuhan Hall, University Centre, Room 204
1:00    
1:30    
2:00    
2:30    
3:00    
3:30   Formal dismissal
Coffee Break
- Agriculture Atrium
Poster Session - 138 Agriculture Bldg.
4:30   Official Closing


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Manitoba Agriculture

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