Full Name
Charles Geddes
Job Title
Research Scientist
Farm Name / Company
AAFC - Lethbridge
Speaker Bio
Dr. Geddes is a Research Scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada based out of Lethbridge, Alberta. He leads the Weed Ecology and Cropping Systems research program, which focuses on discovery, monitoring, and management of herbicide-resistant weeds in western Canada. Charles grew up on a mixed cattle/forage/grain farm near Pilot Mound, Manitoba. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Agroecology and a Ph.D. in Plant Science from the University of Manitoba. He leads a diverse range of research, including: the prairie herbicide-resistant weed surveys, management of herbicide-resistant kochia, manipulating weed seed production and return to the soil seedbank, and understanding soil seedbank dynamics, among others. Charles also serves as associate editor of the scientific journals: Canadian Journal of Plant Science and Weed Technology.
Charles Geddes