2004 Direct Seeding Conference:
"The Key to Sustainable Management"

February 11 & 12, 2004

Regina Exhibition Park - Queensbury Centre

Regina, Saskatchewan

"Soil Quality", Dr. Marie Boehm, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK

"Air Quality (CO2 & N2O)", Dr. Brian McConkey, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Swift Current, SK

"Residue Management: Tall Stubble", Dr. Herb Cutforth, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada,Swift Current, SK

"The IHARF Precision Farming Experience", Yann Pelcat, Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation, Indian Head, SK

"GPS & Yield Mapping: A Producer's Experience", Stuart Lawrence, Producer, Rosetown, SK

"Selecting Openers & Packers", Travis Goebel, PAg, Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association, Yorkton, SK

"How I Direct Seed on My Farm", Edgar Hammermeister, PAg, Producer, Alameda, SK

"Direct Seeding on My Farm", Tom Mathieson, PAg, Producer, Watson, SK

"Fertilizer Placement", Gord Hultgreen, PAg, Prairie Agriculture Research Institute, Humboldt, SK

"In-season Fertility Management: Is it for you?", Dr. Adrian Johnston, PAg, Potash and Phosphate Institute of Canada, Saskatoon, SK

"Potential Use for Agrotain and Polymer-coated Products", Dr. Cynthia Grant, PAg, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Brandon, MB

"Micronutrient Management for Prairie Farmers", Pat Flaten, PAg, SIAST, Regina, SK

"Grazing Systems", Dr. Paul McCaughey, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Brandon, MB

"Manure Management", Dr. Jeff Schoenau, PAg, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

"Integration of Livestock & Direct Seeding", Leam Craig, Producer, Biggar, SK

"Chaff and Weed Spread", Mark Stumborg, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Swift Current, SK

"Herbicide Tolerant Crops", Keith Topinka, PAg, Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Edmonton, AB

"Identity Preservation (IP) Programs", Bill Farley, Producer, Regina, SK

"Pesticide Free Production (PFP)", Kendall Heise, PAg, Producer, Isabella, MB

"Herbicide Soil Residues", Eric Johnson, PAg, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Scott, SK

"Environmental Farm Plans (EFP) Saved the Farm", Dr. David Biesenthal, Producer, Walkerton, ON

"Environmental Farm Plans (EFP) and the Alberta Experience", Jack Swainson, Producer, Red Deer, AB

"Insect Update", Scott Hartley, PAg, Saskatchewan Agriculture Food and Rural Revitalization, Regina, SK

"Agro-forestry in Saskatchewan", Deb Weedon, Saskatchewan Forest Centre, Prince Albert, SK

"The Good Ol' Days are Gone - Thank Goodness!", Kevin Hursh, PAg, Agriculture Columnist, Saskatoon, SK

Poster Session Abstracts

"Long-term Tillage, Straw and N Rate Effects on Quantity and Quality of Organic C and N in a Gray Luvisolic Soil"

"Influence of Long-Term Application of N and S Fertilizers (1980-2002) and Liming in 1992 on Dry Matter Yield of Grass and Soil Properties in a Dark Gray Chernozem in North-Central Saskatchewan"

"Response of soil physical properties to tillage and straw management on two contrasting soils in a cryoboreal environment"

"Broadleaf Weed Control in Pulse Crops"

"Interactive effects of spray quality, air induction, and herbicide mode of action on weed control"

"Herbicides for control of round-leaved mallow (Malva rotundifolia)"

"Brassica Juncea Response to Short Periods of Temperature and Water Stress at Different Growth Stages"