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Manitoba Potato Production Days Releases 2023 Program

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Manitoba Potato Production Days is happening on Jan. 24 to 26, 2023 and will feature sessions on regenerative agriculture, wildfires and soil health.

David Zaruk, who is called the Risk-Monger, will give a keynote on “Defining Sustainability: Evidence Based Decision Making.” Winnipeg Blue Bombers player Adam Bighill will also give a keynote presentation on “Anything is Possible.”

Other session topics include:

  • Julie Pasche speaking on recognizing the differences and implications of common and powdery scab, and an update on resistance to leaf spot diseases
  • Mike Thornton on how heat impacts potatoes and the impact of wildfire smoke on potatoes
  • Mario Tenuta talking about nitrous oxide
  • Emma Bedlington presenting on from farm to fork to boardroom
  • Manphool Fageria speaking on regenerative agriculture practices implemented on the McCain Farm of the Future
  • Haider Abbas talking about tracking nitrogen dynamics within potato root zone
  • Tracy Shinners-Carnelley giving a pesticide update
  • Carl Rosen will share a realistic view of soil health in potato cropping systems

Registration is open for the conference which is taking place in Brandon, Man. at the Keystone Centre.

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