Speakers

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Amy Mangin

Amy Mangin

University of Manitoba

Amy Mangin is currently a PhD student in the department of plant science at the University of Manitoba under the supervision of Dr. Yvonne Lawley, focused on intensive spring wheat agronomy.
Dan Orchard

Dan Orchard

Dan joined the Canola Council of Canada in March 2011. As a Bachelor of Science graduate from the University of Alberta, Dan combines his education and more than 20 years of field experience to assist the Canola Council of Canada and the crop production team.
Jeff Schoenau

Jeff Schoenau

Professor of Soil Fertility, University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Jeff Schoenau is a professor of soil fertility and professional agrologist who works in the department of soil science at the University of Saskatchewan.
John Gavloski

John Gavloski

Extension Entomologist, Manitoba Agriculture

John is an entomologist with Manitoba Agriculture in Carman. He conducts monitoring programs for some of Manitoba's major insect pests and provides information on insects and insect management to farmers, agronomists and those working in the agriculture industry. John does numerous presentations and information updates for agronomists and farmers, and co-produces a weekly Manitoba Crop Pest Update during the spring and summer. He has worked for Manitoba Agriculture since 1997.
Joy Agnew

Joy Agnew

Director of Applied Research, Olds College Centre for Innovation

Joy grew up on a grain farm near Prince Albert, Sask., and earned her PhD in Ag/Bio Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan.
Sheri Strydhorst

Sheri Strydhorst

Research Scientist, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Sheri Strydhorst is a cereal agronomic research scientist for the Livestock and Crops Research Branch of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry based in Barrhead, Alberta. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Alberta – Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences.
Syama Chatterton

Syama Chatterton

Plant Pathologist, AAFC Lethbridge Research and Development Centre

Syama joined AAFC-Lethbridge in July 2011 as the pulse and special crops pathologist. Her research focuses on management of root and foliar diseases of pulse crops, and molecular diagnostics and identification of soilborne pathogens. She currently leads numerous research projects on pea root rot, white mold of dry bean, and chocolate spot of faba bean. She published the first report describing Aphanomyces root rot in pea in Alberta in 2013, and has been on a journey of discovery of this disease every since.
Tom Wolf

Tom Wolf

Ph.D., P. Ag. - Owner, Agrimetrix Research & Training

Tom Wolf is a spray application specialist, based in Saskatoon. He grew up on a farm in the Red River Valley of Manitoba and studied agriculture at the University of Manitoba and Ohio State University. Tom has more than 30 years of research experience in spray technology, including work on spray drift, coverage, efficacy, sprayer cleanout and waste disposal.
Tyler Wist

Tyler Wist

Research Scientist, Field Crop Entomology, AAFC Saskatoon Research and Development Centre

Dr. Tyler Wist and his team develop Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools and solutions to sustain the economic and environmental viability of farming systems in Western Canada.
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