Nutrient Management

Seminar Series

Agenda

January, 2021

The seminar series will be offered through a series of online presentations available through the Pheedloop platform.

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January 11

2:00 – 2:10

Brad Calder

Introduction

A brief introduction to the Nutrient Management Seminar Series

January 11

2:10 – 3:00

Dr. Ross McKenzie

Understanding and Interpreting Soil Test Reports

Ross will present on the methods and techniques of soil testing for nutrient concentrations.

  This presentation has been approved for 1 CCA CEU toward the Nutrient Management CEU Area

January 18

2:00 – 2:30

Dr. Jeff Schoenau

Precision Manure Management on the Canadian Prairies: Towards More Effective Use of a Resource

Jeff will present on methods and techniques of precision manure management that pertains to agricultural operations in western Canada

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU toward the Nutrient Management CEU Area.

January 18

2:30 – 3:00

Ken Greer

Precision Agriculture – Are We There Yet?

Ken will present on precision agriculture.

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU toward the Nutrient Management CEU Area.

January 25

2:00 – 2:30

Anne Verhallen

Cover Crops – An Ontario Perspective

Anne will provide an in-depth review of her research into the use of cover crops.

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU toward the Soil and Water Management CEU area.

January 25

2:30 – 3:00

Tom Goddard

Does Soil Erosion Have a Future in Alberta?

Tom will present on causes and solutions to soil erosion in western Canada.

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU toward the Soil and Water Management CEU area.

February 1

2:00 – 3:00

Jack Payne

Soil Salinity – Causes to Cures?

Jack will present on the causes and solutions to soil salinity that pertains to agricultural operations in western Canada

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

February 8

2:00 – 2:30

Marla Riekman

Combatting Compaction

Marla will present on the causes and solutions to soil compaction for agricultural cropland under irrigation

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

February 8

2:30 – 3:00

Richard Engel

Soil Acidification: Lessons learned from croplands of semiarid Montana

Richard will present on the acidification of agricultural soils arising from the application of nitrogen fertilizers to zero-till agricultural land.

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

February 16

2:00 – 2:30

Scott Gillespie

Realistic Regenerative Nutrient Management

Scott will present on regenerative agricultural methods and techniques toward the goal of nutrient management.

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

February 16

2:30 – 3:00

Dr. Tom Jensen

A Farmer’s Guide to Fertilizing Considering the Present State of the Fertilizer Industry

Dr. Jensen will present on an in-depth analysis of the current state of the fertilizer industry 

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

February 22

2:00 – 2:30

Dr. Frank Larney

Feedlot manure composting: where are we at?

Dr. Larney will present on new methods of manure composting.

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

February 22

2:30 – 3:00

Dr. Carlos Romero

Enhancement of manure composting by biochar: An emerging benefit to the use of engineered carbon in animal feeding

Dr. Romero will present on the benefits of composting manure with biochar additives.

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

March 1

2:00 – 2:30

Brad Calder

Phosphorus Filter

Brad will present on the phosphorus filter project installed in the County of Warner No. 5

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

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March 1

2:30 – 3:00

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation

For over 80 years, Agriculture Financial Services Corporation has provided Alberta farmers with crop insurance, livestock price insurance, farm loans, commercial loans and farm income disaster assistance.

  This presentation has been approved for 0.5 CCA CEU

All times are mountain time zone, post meridiem (PM).