From Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association
FarmSmart, to be held on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the University of Guelph, offers 54 sessions across a multitude of production and farm-related topics, and two keynote speakers. Program highlights include the Beef Symposium, organic amendments sessions, Women in Agriculture stream, Youth Program and international and local speakers including:
John Fulton, The Ohio State University on Understanding How Precision Ag Works Regardless of Your Farm Size
Steve Larocque, Three Hills, Alberta on Building A Controlled Traffic Farming System
Mike Starkey, Brownsburg, IN on Using Education and Collaboration to Promote Conservation Farming in an Urban Environment
Deb Campbell, Agronomy Advantage; Melody Robinson, Clark Agri Service; Johanna Burrows, Cargill on 2016 Year In Review, From Record Drought To Record Yields, Learnings And Plans For 2017
James Dyck, OMAFRA on Grain Storage: is it your weakest link?
James Dyck, OMAFRA and Greg Stewart, Maizex Seeds on Crop Residue Management Matters and Starts on the Combine!
Lucas Criswell, Pennsylvania on Lessons Learned About Planting into Lush Green Cover from a Veteran No-tiller
David Shortall, Agronomist, Cargill AgHorizons on Wheat-delivering unique profit in your rotation-An Irish perspective.
Ben Rosser, OMAFRA and Peter Johnson, Real Agriculture on Corn Production Practices for Profit
Horst Bohner, OMAFRA and Hugh Earl UG on Drought Stress and Ontario Soybean Yields: Unravelling the Mystery
Meanwhile, CompactionSmart, on Friday Jan. 20 at RIM Park, Waterloo, will address the theory and practical management implications of compaction exploring the reasons why, where, when and how it occurs. Join us to learn from researchers, farmers and specialists from the US and Ontario.
CompactionSmart is preregistration only at farmsmartconference.com/