2023 PEI Potato Conference

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Conference

Agenda

  • 8:30 - 9:30 Registration
  • 9:30 - 9:45 PVY: Why was 2022 such a challenging year?
    • Dr. Mathuresh Singh, Agricultural Certification Services, Fredericton, NB
  • 9:45 - 10:15 Potato Wart Update
    • Greg Donald, PEI Potato Board
  • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
  • 10:45 - 11:30 Practical and Profitable Approaches to Soil Health
    • Anne Verhallen, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Affairs
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Grower Panel: Innovative Approaches to Improving Soil Health
    • Woody Van Arkel, Van Arkel Farms, Dresden, ON
    • Brian Newcombe, Cornwallis Farms, Port Williams, NS
    • Ben Visser, G Visser & Sons, Orwell, PEI
  • 12:00 - 1:30 Lunch and Greetings from the Minister of Agriculture & Land
    • Keynote Speaker: Resilience Roadmap
      • Mark Black, Marathon Runner and Heart-Lung Transplant Recipient

Concurrent Session A:

  • 1:30 - 2:00 Biological Nitrogen Availability
    • Kyra Stiles, PEIDAL
  • 2:00 - 2:30 Variable Rate Seed Spacing
    • Evan MacDonald, UPEI
  • 2:30 - 3:00 Optimizing Phosphorus Use
    • Dr. Judith Nyiraneza, AAFC Charlottetown

Concurrent Session B:

  • 1:30 - 2:00 Common Scab: Research Update
    • Dr. Claudia Goyer, AAFC Fredericton
  • 2:00 - 2:30 Moving Forward with Living Labs
    • Andrea McKenna, EPAA
  • 2:30 - 3:00 2022 Click Beetle Survey Results
    • Dr. Christine Noronha, AAFC Charlottetown

Please register by February 8th  : send email to  lormackinnon@gov.pe.ca

Cost: $30 pp, payable at the door. Includes buffet lunch

STORM DATE: February 14

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Credit Union Place
511 Notre Dame Street
Summerside, PE C1N 1T2
Canada

General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Land
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4880
Fax: 902-368-4857

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Agriculture Information Desk
1-866-PEI FARM (734-3276)

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