Conference 2019

Map to Turvey Centre Register for Conference 2019

8:00 am

Registration Opens

8:45 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 am

Benefits of Legume Pastures in Beef Cattle Systems
Dr. H.A. (Bart) Lardner, PAg, Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan [ Presentation PDF ]

9:30 am

Climate Policy and the Changing Economics of Soil Management
Dr. Tristan Skolrud, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Saskatchewan [ Presentation PDF ]

10:00 am

Understanding Soil Variability
Lyle Cowell, MAg, PAg, CCA, Manager of Agronomy Services, Nutrien Ag Solutions  [ Presentation PDF ]

10:30 am

Refreshment and Networking Break

10:45 am

Keynote Speaker: Regenerative Agriculture Builds Resilience Through Soil Biology
Dr. Kris Nichols, Soil Microbiologist and Founder, KRIS Systems, Mertztown, Pennsylvania  [ Presentation PDF ]

12:05 pm


1:00 pm

Mixed Grain Intercropping - The Value Proposition
Lana Shaw, PAg, MSc, Research Manager, South East Research Farm, Redvers, SK  [ Presentation PDF ]

1:30 pm

1:50 pm

2:10 pm

Organics on Our Farm
Cody Straza and Allison Squires, Producers, Upland Organics, Wood Mountain, SK  [ Presentation PDF ]

Sustainability and Advocacy on Our Farm
Adrienne Ivey, Producer, Ituna, SK  [ Presentation PDF ]

Cattle and Regenerative Agriculture on Our Farm
Duane Thompson, Producer, Tee Two Land and Cattle, Kelliher, SK  [ Presentation PDF ]

2:30 pm

Producer Panel
Moderated by Jocelyn Velestuk, Producer, Agronomy Consultant, SSCA Director

3:00 pm

Refreshment and Networking Break

3:15 pm

Are Farmers the New 1%: Reflections on the Social Licence Movement in Agriculture
Dr. Rene Van Acker, Professor & Dean, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph  [ Presentation PDF ]

3:45 pm


4:00 pm



CCAs: Approved for 5.5 CEUs                                 

NM - 2.0  SW - 2.0  CM - 1.0  PD - 0.5

CCSCs: Approved for 6.5 CEUs                

 CM - 4.5   PD - 1.5   SS - 0.5


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