Education Seminars

Please stay tuned for information on our speakers and session topics.

Lunch

Tours to return to expo grounds for lunch.

Education Seminars

Please stay tuned for information on our speakers and session topics.

Education Sessions

Manure Basics
Manure & the Environment
Manure & Soil Health
New Technologies
9:00 – 9:30
Maximizing Manure Nutrient Utilization
John Lauzon
Safe Travels
Mark Mitchell – MTO
Compaction – The problem. Measuring compaction from manure equipment
Ian McDonald, Alex Barrie
Moving manure –
Manure Registries, exchange, trades – making it work
Andy DeVries? – Crop Quest
9:30 – 10:00
Comparing Drag Hose vs Tanker
Sonke Claussen?
Organic Amendments and GHG’s
Claudia Wagner-Riddel – U of Guelph
Compaction – finding solutions: Tires, Strip till, inflation/deflation etc
Ian McDonald, Jake Kraayenbrink, +
Dealing with Odours
Additives and other options – Do they work? Do they pay?
10:00 – 10:30
Nutrient Mgmt Tools:
AgriSuite, Ag Erosion, PLATO,
Kevin McKague / Dale McComb?
Preventing Snirt – A look at Winter Application
Melanie Stock – U of Minnesota?
Preventing Compaction
Cover Crops, Rotation and Manure application
Anne Verhallen + Soil Team
Handling Manure after Treatment
Handling Sand
Composting (incl pack barns)
Anaerobic Digestion
Liquid/solid separation
Microbial additives
LUNCH
1:00 – 1:30
Municipal Organic Amendments – Options and Management
Speaker:
Contingency Planning – 2020 hindsight
Charlie Roland AgEO
Compaction – The problem. Measuring compaction from manure equipment
Ian McDonald, Alex Barrie
Harvest Lab – on the go manure analysis
Greg Kitching suggestion?
1:30 – 2:00
Maplevue Farms – Whole farm approach to nutrient management
Doug and/or Dave Johnson
Phosphorus and Manure
Summarizing what we’ve learned from research
Merrin Macrea
Compaction – finding solutions: Tires, Strip till, inflation/deflation etc
Ian McDonald, Jake Kraayenbrink, +
Drag hose application into standing crops and optimizing hose layout to minimize overlap
Glen Arnold & Larry Bearinger
2:00 – 2:30
Manure Economics – Custom Rates
John Molenhuis / Evert Veldhuizen?
Timing Matters:
Nutrient management regulations vs voluntary 4R Nutrient Stewardship
Dale Cowan/Bruce Kelly?
Preventing Compaction
Cover Crops, Rotation and Manure application
Anne Verhallen + Soil Team
Improving Manure Uniformity
Dribble bar – drop hose – innovations
Speaker??