2005 Direct Seeding Conference:
"Management Practises for the Future"

February 15 & 16, 2005

Prairieland Park

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

"Celebrating Agriculture", Michele Payn-Knoper, Agriculturist and Marketing Consultant, Indiana, USA

"Fertility Effects on Crop & Weed Competition", Dr. Hugh Beckie, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK

"N Mineralization: What's Happening in Your Soil?", Dr. Fran Walley, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, SK

"Managing Fertility & Rotations: A Producer's Perspective", Barb Stephanyshyn-Cote, PAg, Producer, Leask, SK

"Direct Seeding Issues & Opportunities", Marcel van Stavern, Producer, Griffin, SK

"Site Specific Farming: The Next Level", Rick Pattison, Pattison Liquid Systems, Lemberg, SK

"Openers & Packers for direct seeding", David Larsen, PAg, Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association, Weyburn, SK

"How I Direct Seed on My Farm", Lyle Stucky, Producer, Osler, SK

"Direct Seeding on My Farm", Laura Reiter, PAg, Producer, Radisson, SK

"EFP's in Saskatchewan", John Clair, Producer and Co-Chair Agri-Environmental Advisory Council, Christopher Lake, SK

"A Sask Farmer's Experience with EFPs", Jim Moen, Producer, Cabri, SK

"Insect Biodiversity and Farming Systems", Dr. Owen Olfert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK

"Rejuvenation vs Re-establishment of a Forage Stand", Tim Nerbas, Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association, North Battleford, SK

"Warm & Cool Season Forage Crops", Lorne Klein, Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food, Weyburn, SK

"Rotational Grazing in EC Sask.", Duane Thompson, Producer, Kelliher, SK

"Principles of Weed Resistance", Dr. Linda Hall, PAg, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

"Preventing Weed Resistance", Dr. Martin Entz, PAg, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

"Weed Resistance & HT Crops", Dr. Neil Harker, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lacombe, AB

"Managing Weed Resistance", Lyle Friesen, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

"New Crops: The Trail from Development to Your Farm", Dr. Rene Van Acker, PAg, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

"Biodiesel Fuels: Their Potential in Prairie Agriculture", Zenneth Faye, Foam Lake, SK

"Pesticides in the Environment: Real or Imagined?", Dr. Allan Cessna, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK

"Offset Trading", Edgar Hammermeister, PAg, Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association, Alameda, SK

"Soil Conservation in Saskatchewan: We've Come A Long Way", Doug McKell, PAg, Indian Head, SK

Poster Session Abstracts

"Control of sclerotinia stem rot in small-seeded lentil"

"Producing oat without in crop pesticides"

"Strategic tillage- Evolution or Devolution of Zero Tillage?"

"Impact of topography, N fertilization and fungicide application on diseases, yield and seed quality of canola in north-central Saskatchewan"

"Impact of topography, N fertilization and fungicide application on leaf spot diseases, yield and seed quality of wheat in north-central Saskatchewan"

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

"Greenhouse gas implications of cultivating long-no-tilled land"

"Effect of rotation and short-term tillage on soil quality after long-term zero tillage"

"Fall Control of Dandelions (taraxacum officinale)……Don't wait too Long"

"Nitrate leaching in no-tilled crop rotations in the Brown soil zone crops."

"A Comparison of Aerial and Ground Application of Fungicides in Chickpeas"

"Effects of Integrated Crop Management Practices on the Agronomic and Economic Performance of Cropping Systems in the Dark Brown Soil Zone of Saskatchewan"