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Summer Field Tour
2022 Summer Tour – August 18, 2022
9:00 – 4:00
Glenlea Research Station
*CCA credits available!*
Our in-person field tour returns! Join us at the University of Manitoba’s Glenlea Research Station for a full day of learning and exploring in the field.
Featuring stations hosted by soil and plant science researchers and Manitoba Agriculture specialists. CCA Credits in Soil and Water and Nutrient Management will be available.
Speakers include Mario Tenuta, Yvonne Lawley, Doug Cattani, Nikisha Muhandiram, and Sarah Wilcott from the University of Manitoba, and John Heard, Timi Ojo, and Megan Westphal from Manitoba Agriculture. We’ll cover 4R Nutrient Management and the N cycle, intercropping, perennial grains, organic farming, soil health and ag weather. You can’t beat this group of speakers!
Mario Tenuta – 4-R Nitrogen Management and greenhouse gas emissions
John Heard – Agronomic risk of N losses with fall N application, the nitrogen leaky pipe
Timi Ojo – Risks of fall-applied N loss based on weather and soil physical properties
Yvonne Lawley – Adapting corn intercropping to Manitoba growing conditions
Megan Westphal – Soil pit practicum from your friendly local pedologist
Doug Cattani – Developing perennial grains for Manitoba
Nikisha Muhandiram – Soil chemical and health aspects of perennial grains
Sarah Wilcott – Updates on the long-term organic rotation
Registration fee prior to August 11*:
- Regular – $ 85.00
- Student – $ 55.00
- E-transfer to [email protected]
- Mail cheque or money order to:
Manitoba Soil Science Society c\o Christine Rawluk
362 Ellis Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Make cheque or money order payable to “Manitoba Soil Science Society.”
*After August 11 – $ 15.00 additional fee. Registrations after this date must be paid by e-transfer.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please bring a water bottle for refilling at our water stations.
Transportation is available from the University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus if required. A limited number of seats are available on a first come, first serve basis. Departure time: 8:30. Return time: 4:30 (approximate).
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Thank you to our generous 2022 Sponsors!