The 25th Annual Conference was a great success. Speaker presentations are now available.

Click here to view the speaker list and their presentations.

SSCA wishes to thank our Platinum Sponsors


                     Sask Canola Development Commission

 

Conservation Agriculture 2013

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Saskatoon Inn: Ballroom B

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
8:45 a.m. Welcoming & Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m. The Key behind successful No-Till – Keynote Speaker
- Dr. Dwayne Beck
- Dakota Lakes Research Farm View PowerPoint

10:00 a.m. Refreshment and Networking Break

Benefits of Conservation Agriculture



10:30 a.m. Soil Health Checkup
- Stewart Brandt, AAFC, Scott (retired) View PowerPoint

10:50 a.m. Prairie Soil Carbon Balance project
- Dr. Brian McConkey, AAFC, Swift Current View PowerPoint

11:10 a.m. Conservation Agriculture and Soil Nutrient Supply Power
- Dr Jeff Schoenau, University of Saskatchewan View PowerPoint

11:30 a.m. Long-Term No-till Benefits: How much can we expect?
- Dr. Guy Lafond View PowerPoint

11:50 p.m. Luncheon and Awards Presentations
- Minister Lyle Stewart, Saskatchewan Agriculture
- 25th Anniversary

Precision Farming



1:15 p.m. Back to Basics for Precision Agriculture
- Les Henry, University of Saskatchewan (retired) View PowerPoint

1:45 p.m. Fertilizer Management – the 4 R’s
- Dr. Rigas Karamanos, Viterra View PowerPoint

Emerging Issues



2:15 p.m. Conservation Tillage Put in Perspective
- Don Flaten, University of Manitoba View PowerPoint

2:45 p.m. Refreshment and Networking Break

3:00 p.m. Glyphosate and other resistance issues
- Eric Johnson, AAFC, Scott View PowerPoint

3:30 p.m. Smart Phone Apps for Saskatchewan Producers
- Dr. Ralph Deters, University of Saskatchewan

4:00 p.m. Fungicides - Risk vs Reward
- Dr. Randy Kutcher, University of Saskatchewan View PowerPoint

4:30 p.m. SSCA AGM