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WheatStalk

July 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

$95

Farming Smarter & Alberta Wheat Commission present

In 2017, we gave participants a chance to practice being Robin Hood!

An all about wheat and having fun day.

Includes continuing education credits

CCA 4 CEUs

CCSC 4.5 CEUs

Agenda

8:00        Registration

Rust is a challenge in southern Alberta

8:30        Haley Catton – cereal crop entomology research scientist at Lethbridge Research Centre 
      With a little help from my friends

Beneficial insects

Wireworms

Cereal leaf beetles

9:00        Ken Coles – General Manager Farming Smarter            
Flour power

Seed singulation
Flower uniformity for reduced FHB
Tiller management in Durum

Break  

 

10:30     Dr. H. Randy Kutcher – Plant Pathologist/ Dept. of Plant Sciences/ University of Saskatchewan    
Groovy rotations
Leaf spot
Fusarium management

 

11:00     Brian Beres – Agronomy Research Scientist with AAFC Lethbridge
Power to the Wheat

Yield gaps in wheat production
High input vs standard practice

Lunch noon

1:00        Sheri Strydhorst – Agronomy research scientist with Alberta Agriculture
Make love not war

Plant hormones
Managing MRL’s

1:45       Travis Albrecht – Owner of Albrecht Green Acres
Just WeedIt!
Precision spot spraying
Infrared sensor technology 

2:30       Activity   Axe throwing

Details

Date:
July 19, 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$95

Organizer

Farming Smarter
Phone:
(403) 317-0022
Website:
farmingsmarter.com

Venue

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