Nov. 5 & 6: Organic Connections – SaskOrganics

Posted by Dana Penrice on October 30, 2020

Thursday, November 5, 2020- Online Program
8:15-8:30am  Welcome & Opening Remarks – Organic Connections Chair Marla Carlson

8:30-9:15am  Bob Quinn- Taking Farming Back to the Future for Health, Prosperity and Fun

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9:30-10:15am  Don M. Huber, PhD, Professor Emeritus – Managing Nutrition to Control Plant Diseases and Pests

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10:30-11:15am  Chris Trump – Overview of the Complexity of the Interconnection Between Soil Microbial Life and Nutrient Uptake and Yield

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11:30-12:15pm  Dr. Andrew Hammermeister- Translating Organic Science into Practice

12:15pm  Closing Remarks – Organic Connections Chair Marla Carlson

Friday, November 6, 2020- Online Program 
8:15-8:30am  Welcome & Opening Remarks – Organic Connections Chair Marla Carlson

8:30-9:15am  Doug Crabtree & Anna Jones-Crabtree – Defender of the Plough 

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9:30-10:15am Patrick Carr, PhD- CREEP STOP:Integrating Strategies for Creeping Thistle and Field Bindweed Suppression in the N. American Prairie Region

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10:30-11:15am  Martin Entz, PhD – Improving Soil Health on Organic Farms Through Integrated Management

Presenting with Myra Van Die, M.Sc. Student from Department of Plant Science, Univertsity of Manitoba

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11:30-12:15pm  Soil and Weeds Producer Panel Featuring Joe Wecker- Wecker Farms & Garry Richards- Richards Family Farm and Livestock

Moderated by Dr. Andrew Hammermeister

12:15pm  Closing Remarks – Organic Connections Chair Marla Carlson

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