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    Manitoba Potato Production Days Releases 2023 Program


    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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