b'BE WEATHER-READY IN 2022 WORKING TOGETHER ON POTATO EARLY DYING Without a doubt, weather is one of the most importantMANAGEMENTCANPEDNETfactors to success each season and its entirely out ofThe Canadian Potato Early Dying Network, aka the grower control. Mother Nature is relentless. From droughtCanPEDNet, is a national research project thats working to floods to more-frequent Derecho events, shes known forto understand and manage Potato Early Dying (PED) in throwing a wrench into production plans. Canada. In this joint presentation from Mario Tenuta and Taming Mother Nature might be an impossible task butDahu Chen, theyll give an overview of the causes and predicting her moves doesnt have to be. Join Scott Kehlerimpact of PED in Canada. Research from CanPEDNet will to get an update on planting season conditions and longer- be used to discuss causal pathogens and pests, diagnostic term forecasts for summer and harvest. testing, and control measures.Moderator: Sonja Begemann, Spud SmartModerator: Ashley Robinson, editor of Spud SmartU.S. correspondent Brought to you by the Canadian Potato Council PresenterScott Kehler is a University of Manitoba graduate, with a bachelor and masters degree in meteorology. Hes the president and chief scientist of Weatherlogics, where he conducts weather research and develops tools toPresentershelp clients plan for all kinds of weatherDahu Chen is a research scientist with conditions. His analysis includes weatherAAFC in Fredericton, N.B. He holds a PhD prediction and analysis of past weather events. from the University of the Philippines at Los Banos in plant pathology. He has extensive experience in both the private sector and the academic realm. He co-leads the Canadian Horticulture Council cluster project Canadian Potato Early Dying Network and focuses his research on the influence of cropping system, biofumigant crops and soil health in the intensive potato production system, particularly on soil borne diseases. Hes part of the Living Labs Initiative in Prince Edward Island to evaluate different business management practices on potato diseases.Mario Tenuta is the NSERC/WGRF/Fertilizer Canada Industrial Research chair in 4R Nutrient Stewardship and a professor of applied soil ecology at the University of Manitoba. His training includes a bachelor of science in botany and physical geography, a master of Theperfect addition to yourscience in soil science, a PhD in planteet. All aluminum trailer insertssciences, and post-doctoral research in nematology.\x1fwill transform your dry vans intoTogether with many colleagues and collaborators, self-unloading bulk trailers. BuiltTenutas team is researching many soil-related issues, lightweight without troughs forincluding controlling potato early dying, improving nitrogen maximum product capacity. use efficiency of crops, mitigation of greenhouse gas Call today to see how we can help you maximize youremissions from fertilizers, development of rapid molecular tests of emerging soilborne diseases and nematode pests, product payload and reduce your transportation cost. and improvement of soil health. Tenuta is the lead of the Canadian Potato Early Dying Network (CanPEDNet).6CANADIANSPUDCONGRESS.CA March 22 & 23, 2022#spudcon'