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New Brunswick Potato Conference and Trade Show 2016

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Location:
E.&P. Sénéchal Centre
60 Ouellette St
Grand Falls, NB E3Z 1A6
Canada
When
February 4, 2016
Event Description
Potatoes New Brunswick will be hosting its Annual New Brunswick Potato Conference & Trade Show on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at the Centre E. & P. Sénéchal Centre in Grand Falls, N.B.

AGENDA

8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Tradeshow,
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome by Shawn Paget – Potatoes N.B. Chairman
9:15 - 9:35 Potato Productivity: A New National Project – Bernie Zebarth, Research scientist; AAFC/AAC
9:35 - 9:55 Soil Remediation Projects: Reviewing Two Years of Results – Gilles Moreau, P.Ag. Agronomy
Technical Solutions, Potato Industry Transformation Initiative; M cCain Foods (Canada), Grand Sault/Falls, N.B.
9:55 - 10:30 Break:
10:30 - 11:00 What we’ve learned about variable rate application – Brennan Gaudet - A & L Labs, Marcel Ouellette - County Lime Ltd. & Nick Tisdale - Hartland Agromart.
11:00 - 11:30 Seed Handling and Crop Performance – Dr. Loretta Mikitzel, Potato Physiologist; Potato Development Centre, NBDAAF
11:30 - 11:45 Dickeya – Dr. Khalil I. Al-Mughrabi, Ph.D., P.Ag., Pathologist; Potato Development Centre, NBDAAF
11:45 - 12:00 Sponsors and Product updates
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 1:30 Yield formation in potatoes and its management through recording of the growth of the crop – Dr. Eric Allen; Retired Director from the University of Cambridge, McCain Foods (Canada)
1:30 - 2:00 Soil Health, Disease Management, and Potato Cropping Systems – Bob Larkins, Research Plant Pathologist; New England Plant, Soil and water Research Laboratory, Maine USA
2:00 - 3:15 Ryan Walter – Professional speaker & Author
3:15 Closing Remarks and Grower Door Prizes – Matt Hemphill

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E.&P. Sénéchal Centre
60 Ouellette St
Grand Falls, NB E3Z 1A6
Canada
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