Agronomy Update 2024 Presenter PowerPoint Slides

All slides are property of the presenter, and are for attendee review only. 


Agronomy Update - Day 1

Disease Update 2023 Overview & 2024 Outlook, Dr. Kelly Turkington

Update on pea breeding for root rot resistance, Dr. Tom Warkentin

Clubroot: pathotype update, genetic resistance, Keisha Hollman

Clubroot monitoring and management, Dr. Mike Harding

Verticillium stripe and blackleg: current status, management, interactions with blackleg, Dr. Dilantha Fernando

Multiple herbicide-resistant kochia and the potential impact of PPO inhibitor (Group 14) resistance, Dr. Charles Geddes

Herbicide resistance diagnostics: sampling, testing, and interpretation, Dr. Gaganpreet Dhariwal and Dr. Charles Geddes

Heat and drought stress – how can we preserve and protect yield in a changing climate?, Dr. Brian Beres

Soil Compaction - Managing & preventing /causes, Marla Reikman

Liming: More than just disease control, Dr. Miles Dyck

Panel Discussion: Farmer experiences with conservation and conventional tillage: benefits, challenges and solutions, Jamie Christie, Merle Klassen, Devin Hartzler, and Scott Keller


Agronomy Update - Day 2

Prairie Pest Monitoring Network round-up of insect pest situation for 2023/2024: Alberta’s situation, Dr. Meghan Vankosky & Shelley Barkley

2023 western Canadian grasshopper populations and prospects for 2024, Dr. James Tansey

Prevalence of insecticide resistance on the prairies, Dr. Boyd Mori

Cereal spotlight: Wheat stem sawfly and Wireworms and pheromones for management, Scott Meers and Dr. Wim van Herk

Experience from on farm research, Greg Stamp

Nitrogen Stabilizers how & where they work, Dr. Mario Tenuta

Panel: Ecosystem services – benefits and challenges of adoption in western Canada, Kristina Polziehn, Kevin Auch, Dr. Kevin Floate, Dr. Martin Entz, Nevin Rosaasen, Moderators: Jennifer Otani, Autumn Barnes

Phosphorous and seedbed utilization in dry conditions, Charmaine Mendez - Cargill

Carbon Markets 2024 Version, Graham Gilchrist

Building Resiliency in Low Production Years, Linda Hunt