2003 Direct Seeding Conference: "Knowledge Based Farming"

February 19 & 20, 2003

Prairieland Park

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

"The Real Dirt on Direct Seeding", Dr. Jill Clapperton, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB

"How to Make Residual Herbicides Work for You", Dr. Denise Maurice, AAg, Westco Fertilizers, Calgary, AB

"Diversified Weed Management Strategies", Dr. Neil Harker, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lacombe, AB

"A Farmer's Perspective on Weed Management", Warren Kaeding, PAg, Producer, Churchbridge, SK

"Precision Farming on the Farm", Dennis McIntosh, Producer, Melfort, SK

"Seed Quality Issues", Bruce Carriere, Discovery Seed Labs, Saskatoon, SK

"Openers & Packers for Air Seeders", Rich Szwydky, PAg, Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association, Saskatoon, SK

"Effects of Fertilizer Cutbacks", Stewart Brandt, PAg, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Scott, SK

"Direct Seeding on My Farm", Dean York, Producer, Tisdale, SK

"Direct Seeding on My Farm", Greg Kane, Producer, Nokomis, SK

"Crop Sequences", Dr. Joe Krupinsky, USDA, Mandan, ND

"Building Successful Cropping Systems", Dr. Bob Zentner, PAg, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Swift Current, SK

"Crop Rotations on the Farm", Kelvin Meadows, Producer, Moose Jaw, SK

"Fertility Management in Forages", Norm Flore, PAg, Westco Fertilizers, Calgary, AB

"Rejuvenation of Forages", Brant Kirychuk, PFRA, Regina, SK

"Forage Seed Production", Gord Pearse, PAg, Producer, Nipawin, SK

"Alfalfa in Rotation", Tim Nerbas, PAg, Producer, Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association, Waseca, SK

"Conservation Tillage Around the World", Ernie Sirski, Producer, Dauphin, MB

"Nutrient Management and the Environment", Dr. Adrian Johnston, PAg, Potash and Phosphate Institute of Canada, Saskatoon, SK

"Fertilizer Placement", Dr. Jeff Schoenau, PAg, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

"Climate Change and Nitrous Oxide", Dr. Reynald Lemke, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Swift Current, SK

"Saskatchewan Agriculture: North America's Largest Growth Opportunity", Paul Martin, Business Columnist, Regina, SK

Poster Session Abstracts

"In Search of Selective Herbicides for Chickpea"

"Broadleaf weed control in chickpea (Cicer arietinum) and lentil (Lens culinaris) with fall application of Pursuit"

"Agronomic and Economic Crop Responses to Weed Management Systems in Field Crops"

"Effects of N fertilizer placement, formulation and rate on the agronomic performance in canola under no-tillage in an Orthic Brown Chernozem"

"Crop yields When Direct-Seeded into Extra-Tall Stubble"

"Influence of Tillage and Crop Residue Management on Crop Yield, Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Soil Quality"

"Impact of Tillage System, Rotation and Fungicide Application on Seed Yield and Protein Content of Wheat and Field Pea"

"Response of cereals to fertilizer N on pulse and other stubbles"