Conference 2013

The 25th Annual Conference of the Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association

"25th Anniversary Conference"

January 9, 2013 - Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
8:45 a.m. Welcoming & Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m. The Key Behind Successful No-Till – Keynote Speaker
- Dr. Dwayne Beck, Dakota Lakes Research Farm View PowerPoint

10:00 a.m. Refreshment and Networking Break

Benefits of Conservation Agriculture

10:30 a.m. Soil Health Checkup
- Stewart Brandt, AAFC, Scott (retired) View PowerPoint

10:50 a.m. Prairie Soil Carbon Balance Project
- Dr. Brian McConkey, AAFC, Swift Current View PowerPoint

11:10 a.m. Conservation Agriculture and Soil Nutrient Supply Power
- Dr Jeff Schoenau, University of Saskatchewan View PowerPoint

11:30 a.m. Long-Term No-till Benefits: How Much Can We Expect?
- Dr. Guy Lafond View PowerPoint

11:50 p.m. Luncheon and Awards Presentations
- Minister Lyle Stewart, Saskatchewan Agriculture
- 25th Anniversary

Precision Farming

1:15 p.m. Back to Basics for Precision Agriculture
- Les Henry, University of Saskatchewan (retired) View PowerPoint

1:45 p.m. Fertilizer Management – the 4 R’s
- Dr. Rigas Karamanos, Viterra View PowerPoint

Emerging Issues

2:15 p.m. Conservation Tillage Put in Perspective
- Don Flaten, University of Manitoba View PowerPoint

2:45 p.m. Refreshment and Networking Break

3:00 p.m. Glyphosate and Other Resistance Issues
- Eric Johnson, AAFC, Scott View PowerPoint

3:30 p.m. Smart Phone Apps for Saskatchewan Producers
- Dr. Ralph Deters, University of Saskatchewan

4:00 p.m. Fungicides - Risk vs Reward
- Dr. Randy Kutcher, University of Saskatchewan View PowerPoint

4:30 p.m. SSCA AGM