2017 Eastern Ontario Crop Conference
Speaker Presentations
February 14th 2017 / 8:30 am to 5 pm / Kemptville

About Us

The Eastern Ontario Crop Conference is a cooperative effort between the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Eastern Ontario Crop Advisory Committee. This is the premiere field crop conference in eastern Ontario. The program is designed to provide growers and agribusiness personnel with the latest in-depth crop management information. Participants have the option of selecting up to 8 sessions from 22 plus presented concurrently throughout the day. This allowed participants to select topics of importance and relevance to them. Certified Crop Advisor credits are available for most sessions. Over 300 participants attended the 2015 Eastern Ontario Crop Conference.

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Registration

We now accept payment via credit card or you can still send a cheque by mail with the registration form by February 8th. After this date we will take your registration at the door the day of the event. For registration forms and online registration, please follow the link below.

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Program

Arena
Hall A
Hall B
Hall C
Theatre
Main Lobby
8:30-9:00

Registration

Grain Marketing Strategies 1

Basics of the Futures markets and their relationship to your business
Marty Hibbs
Marty Hibbs

Grain Marketing Strategies 2

Hedging with Options on the Futures markets.
Marty Hibbs
Marty Hibbs

Cover Crop Realities

Grower experience: species, establishment, timing, termination, planting green or not.
Warren Schneckenburger
Warren Schneckenburger
Woody Van Arkel
Woody Van Arkel

A New Era in Ag Technology

Emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things, robotics, autonomous drones and 3D printing.
Peter Gredig
Peter Gredig

Corn Nitrogen Management

N sampling and application timing, Y Drop, aerial imagery and green seeker.
Ben Rosser - OMAFRA
Ben Rosser

Continuous Rinsing

Continuous Rinsing – the new big thing in spraying?
Jason Deveau
Jason Deveau

Spoils for Soils!

How to build soil Organic Matter using soil amendments and cover crops.
Christine Brown
Christine Brown

Top Ten Soybean Tips

From fungicides to fertilizer strategies – tremendous promise.
Horst Bohner
Horst Bohner

Precision Management

GFO project results on site specific cropping systems and more!
Sarah Lepp
Nicole Rabe
Nicole Rabe

A New Era in Ag Technology

Emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things, robotics, autonomous drones and 3D printing.
Peter Gredig
Peter Gredig

Corn Nitrogen Management

N sampling and application timing, Y Drop, aerial imagery and green seeker.
Ben Rosser - OMAFRA
Ben Rosser

Disease Decisions

Which diseases matter, fungicide timing, resistance management and more.
Albert Tenuta
Albert Tenuta

Cover Crop Realities

Grower experience: species, establishment, timing, termination, planting green or not.
Warren Schneckenburger
Warren Schneckenburger
Woody Van Arkel
Woody Van Arkel

Top Ten Soybean Tips

From fungicides to fertilizer strategies – tremendous promise.
Horst Bohner
Horst Bohner

Controlled Drainage

What is it? How does it work? Does it work? What does it costs?
David Lapen
Dr. David Lapen
Mark Sunohara

Precision Ag for Corn

Realities and challenges of variable rate  technology – a case study.
Joe Lauer
Joe Lauer

Strip Till Answers

Learning how to be more efficient and more productive with less tillage!
Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson

Controlled Drainage

What is it? How does it work? Does it work? What does it costs?
David Lapen
Dr. David Lapen
Mark Sunohara

Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Where are we at, what do we do?
Peter Sikkema
Dr. Peter Sikkema

Soil Health: Measuring to Manage

Soil health measurements in Renfrew County. What did we learn and how does it compare to other areas of the province?
Adam Hayes
Adam Hayes

Growing Canola

On-going for 5 years canola/corn/soy/wheat rotations and canola clubroot survey.
Meghan Moran
Meghan Moran

Crop Rotations

Impacts of crop rotation on profitability and resilience.
Jake Munroe
Jake Munroe
Joanna Follings
Joanna Follings

Sustainable Agriculture

What is it? Soil health, forages, livestock, rental land and written agreements.
Christoph Wand

Continuous Rinsing

Continuous Rinsing – the new big thing in spraying?
Jason Deveau
Jason Deveau

Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Where are we at, what do we do?
Peter Sikkema
Dr. Peter Sikkema

Weed Management

Grower Questions: what are the best options for weed control?
Peter Sikkema
Dr. Peter Sikkema

Strip Till Answers

Learning how to be more efficient and more productive with less tillage!
Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson

Impact of Precision Agriculture

Sequence of Adoption and Bundles; how these bundles impact production and profitability?
Terry Griffin
Terry Griffin

Big Data Implications

How ‘big data’ has evolved, how this can empower agronomists and farmers?
Terry Griffin
Terry Griffin

Seven Key Concepts

How to improve productivity in 2017!
Dave Hooker
Dr. Dave Hooker

Precision Ag for Corn

Realities and challenges of variable rate  technology – a case study.
Joe Lauer
Joe Lauer

Big Yields, Bigger Fertility?

Have today’s big yields changed our needs for P and K? The latest soil fertility recommendations.
Dave Hooker
Dr. Dave Hooker

Trade Show

Bayer CropScience; Syngenta; Dekalb; O-BASF; ProSeeds Sevita International; O’Farrell Financial Services Inc.; South Nation Conservation; Engage Agro; Champion Industrial Equipment; Ontario Soil & Crop; BroadGrain Commodities Inc; Professional Investment.  

Box Lunch & Refreshments

Coffee, tea, water, juice and assorted baked goods will be served in the main lobby area throughout the day. Bag/Box Lunches can be picked up in the main lobby area...
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Location

North Grenville Municipal Centre
285 County Rd.44, Kemptville ON K0G 1J0
613-258-8296emilie.bertrand@ontario.ca