Program

Conference and Trade Show
Jan 29-30-31, 2019
Keystone Centre, Brandon, Manitoba

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29TH, 2019


6:30 TO 8:00 PM
ICE BREAKER
IN THE MANITOBA ROOM
Join us for appetizers and beverages courtesy of Burbank Express

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30TH, 2019


8:00 AM BREAKFAST IN THE UCT PAVILION
9:00 AM WELCOMING REMARKS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:05 AM Colorado Potato Beetle Management in a Post Neonic World – How to Adapt to a Shrinking Tool Box…… Ian MacRae
9:35 AM The Science of Magic: Learn to Differentiate Science from Pseudoscience – Zack Frederick
10:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 AM The History and Workings of Euroblight – How Can I Do Utilize this Data? – John Edmonds

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Sponsored by Syngenta Canada

11:25 AM China’s Potato as a Staple Food Strategy: History, Progress and Challenges – Peter Vander Zaag

12:20 PM BUFFET LUNCHEON IN THE UCT PAVILION
1:45 PM Biopesticides in Potato Production – Amanda Gevens
2:15 PM Growing Mustard Green Manures for Potato Production – Andy McGuire
2:45 PM COFFEE BREAK
3:45 PM Fungicide Positioning – Post Restriction. What to Consider When Making a Plan – John Edmonds
4:15 PM Rethinking Fungicide Strategy for Manitoba Potatoes – Darin Gibson

5:30 PM SPUDS & SUDS SUPPER FEATURING SEAN WATSON

THURSDAY JANUARY 31ST, 2018


CONFERENCE OPENS

8:00 AM BREAKFAST IN THE UCT PAVILION
9:00 AM WELCOMING REMARKS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:05 AM Potato Sustainability Initiative: Continuous Improvement in Sustainable Potato Production – Dan Robinson
9:25 AM Common Scab: An Overview and Breeding Strategies for Resistance Peter Vander Zaag
9:55 AM Exploring Factors Affecting Potato Response to Nitrogen – Carl Rosen
10:20 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:20 AM Soil Compaction: What You Can’t See May Hurt You – Jody DeJong-Hughes
12:00 PM Technical Innovations in Equipment – Richard J. Bishop

12:30 PM THURSDAY LUNCHEON FEATURING DAVID PHILLIPS
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