January 13 - 16, 2014
PrairieLand Park Saskatoon, SK
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Western Canadian Crop Production Show “Growing with you.”

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Show hours for Wednesday & Thursday

Wednesday, January 15th: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday, January 16th: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission

Adult - $10.00
2 Day admission pass - $17.00

Precision Ag

Precision Agriculture Seminar

It’s a challenge to keep up with all the new technologies and advances in precision agriculture. It all starts in the spring, with perfect placement of your most valuable input – the seed. Join us in an introduction to Precision Seeding – A Precision Agriculture seminar focusing on seeding accuracy.

Key note speaker Stu Brandt, Research Scientist with NARF at Melfort, will provide you with an overview of how precision seeding impacts current and future yield increases.

Presentations from leading manufacturers and experts will include:

  • Agronomy Consultant’s Role in Variable Rate Application
  • Setting up Management Zones
  • Economics of Variable Rate Application
  • Using Technology for On-Farm Trials

Ross Welford, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, will wrap up the seminar with a look to the Future of Precision Seeding: What is holding us back?

Speakers:

Agronomy Consultant’s Role in Variable Rate Application:   Speaker  Jay Bruggencate Farmer’s Edge  
Setting up Management Zones:  Speaker:  Allan Mitchell, AgraTactics Agronomy    
Economics of Variable Rate Application:  Speaker: Tom Staples Echelon Ag  
Using Technology for On-Farm Trials:   Speaker:  Stuart Lawrence Ag-Leader Technology. 

Precision Agriculture Seminar is presented by:

Western Grains

Lunch is provided by:

Proven seeds

Registration Coffee is provided by:

PAMI

For more information:

Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corporation
Agriculture Department
Box 6010, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4E4

Phone: (306) 931-7149
Toll Free: 1-888-931-9333
Fax: (306) 931-7886
email: agmanager@saskatoonex.com

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