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Tuesday January 31, 2017

1:00pm - 6:00pm
Conference Registration Opens
Crystal Foyer
 
 
 
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Opening Main Session
Crystal Ballroom
 

Welcome - Highlights of the Precision Ag Conference & Agri Innovations Showcase

Joe Dales, Executive Vice President, Farms.com

Overview of the Precision Agriculture Industry, Challenges & Opportunities

Paul Schrimpf, Executive Editor, Precision Agriculture Magazine

Insights into Macro-Trends that are Impacting Technology Adoption in Farming

Chris Paterson, Digital Farming Lead for Canada, Bayer CropScience

Unleashing the Power of your Farms Data

Jason Tatge, President, Farmobile LLC

 
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Tradeshow Opens
Atrium & Regency Ballroom
 

Coffee Break

 
4:00pm - 4:50pm
Breakout Presentations (3 concurrent)
 
 

Precision Agronomy: Soil Data & Information Management 

Moderated by: Steve Redmond, Hensall District Co-operative

Greg Patterson, President, A & L Canada Laboratories Inc.

Felix Weber, President, Ag Business & Crop Inc.

Jaques Nault, VP, LaserAg - Logiag Inc.

Paul Raymer, Co-Owner, Practical Precision/SoilOptix

GFO Precision Project Overview

Mike Duncan, Industrial Reserch Chair, Niagara College

Nicole Rabe, , Land Resources Specialist, OMAFRA

Rick Willemse, Cash Crop Farmer

Financing Agriculture Innovation

David MacMillan, President & CEO, Deveron UAS

Wade Barnes, President & CEO, Farmers Edge

Menelaos (Manny) Agriropoulous, Chief, SME Stakeholder Engagement, Public Works Canada 

 
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Session Presentations
Crystal Ballroom
 

Precision Agriculture in the Ukraine

Dr. Slava Adamchuck, Associate Professor, McGill University

Iaroslav Boiko, Director & Co-Founder, AGRILABS, Ukraine

Building Your Precision Agronomy Dream Team

Moderated by: Lisa Prassack, President, Prassack Advisors

Steve Redmond, Precision Ag Specialist, Hensall District Co-op

Luke Zerby, Brand Marketing Manager, New Holland 

Mike Wilson, Affiliate Program Lead, Veritas

Jordan Tackett, Regional Sales Manager, MZB Technologies

Dale Cowan, Senior Agronomist, AGRIS & Wanstead Co-op

 
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcome Reception - Tradeshow - Social & Business Networking
Atrium & Regency Ballroom
 
Conference delegates are encouraged to go to the Atrium & Regency Ballroom to visit the tradeshow booths, meet Precision Ag experts, socialize with attendees, and network. Cash bar and finger food will be served.
 



Wednesday, February 1, 2017

6:00 am - 8:00am
Conference Registration Opens
Crystal Foyer
 
 
 
6:30am - 7:50am
Breakfast & Tradeshow
Crystal Ballroom
 
7:00am - 7:50am
Early Bird Breakout Sessions (4 concurrent)
 
 

SoilOptix Top Soil Mapping System

Paul Raymer, Co-Owner, Practical Precision

Introducing LaserAg Soil Testing System

Jaques Nault, VP, LaserAg - Logiag Inc.

Jack Legg, Manager, SGS Agri Foods Labs

Adding Value to Grain Through Precision Information Systems

Nicole Rogers, Founder / CEO, Agriprocity

 
8:00am - 9:00am
Opening Main Sessions
Crystal Ballroom
 

Future is Now! How We Can Help Farmers Adopt Precision Agriculture

Lisa Prassack, President, Prassack Advisors

 
9:00am - 10:30am
Precision Agronomy: Leveraging Farm Data & Software
Crystal Ballroom
 

Farmers Edge: Data & Delivering on the Promise of Decision Ag

Wade Barnes, President, Farmers Edge

Climate Corp: Uncovering Yield Opportunity with Digital Ag Technology

Denise Hockaday, Climate Commercial Lead - Canada, The Climate Corporation

 
10:30am - 11:00am
Tradeshow Opens
Atrium & Regency Ballroom
 

Coffee Break

 
11:00am - 11:50am
Breakout Presentations (5 concurrent)
 
 

 

Unmanned Aerial Systems: UAV's Imagery, Services & Regulations

Norm Lamothe, Co-Founder, Deveron UAS Ltd

Felix Weber, President, Ag Business & Crop Inc.

Greg Patterson, President, A&L Canada Laboratories

Use of Satellite Imagery to Predict Corn Stover Yields

Dale Cown, Senior Agronomist  AGRIS & Wanstead Co-op

Dr. Andrew Davidson, Geomatics and Earth Observation Division,

Agriculture and AgriFood Canada

Developing Your Complete Solution - Machinery & Agronomy Working Together

Luke Zerby, Precision Land Management, New Holland 

Precision Agronomy Research & Case Studies

Eric Richter, Agronomic Sales Representative, Syngenta

Ag Innovation Showcase

Introductions & Highlights: Joe Dales, Vice President, Farms.com

Nutrient Applications in the Growing Season: Craig Cadman,VP of Operations, Cadman Power Equipment

 
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Lunch
Crystal Ballroom
 
 
 
12:30pm -1:30pm
Luncheon Keynote Presentation
Crystal Ballroom
 

Precision Agronomy Research Review

Jason Webster, Commercial Agronomist, Precision Planting

Making Precision Agriculture Work on Your Farm - Multi Hybrid Planting, Variable Rate Fertility, Variable Rate Seed Populations, New Products from Precision Planting. Research Approach on the Farm in Illinois

 
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Precision Farmer Panel
Crystal Ballroom
 

Sharing Successes & Lessons Learned

Moderated by: Lisa Prassack, President, Prassack Advisors

Chuck Baresich, Haggerty Creek, Bothwell Ontario

Eric Dietrich, Hugh J. Dietrich Farms Ltd

Josh Boersen, Bradi Farms

Mark Brock, Shepherd Creek Farms Ltd.

 
2:20pm - 2:35pm
Main Session
 
 

OPAF - Facilitating Collaboration in Agri-Food

Dr. Karen Hand, Director, Ontario Precision Agri-Food

 
2:35pm - 3:00pm
Tradeshow
Atrium & Regency Ballroom
 

Coffee Break

 
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Breakout Presentations (5 concurrent)
 
 

Integrating Machinery & Agronomy

Aaron Breimer, Precision Ag Specialist, Vertias

Danny Jefferies, Agronomy Consultant, Huron Tractor

BASF Compass Software Demonstration

Neal Dilawri, President, Affinity Management - BASF

Soil Health & UAV Imagery for Agronomy

Greg Patterson, President, A & L  Canada Laboratories Inc.

Satellite Imagery for Agriculture

Trevor McDonald, Pre Sales Engineer, Planet

Precision Farming Technology

Jordan Tackett, Regional Sales Manager, MZB Technologies

 
4:00pm - 4:50pm
Breakout Presentations (5 concurrent)
Crystal Ballroom
 

Farmers Edge: Agronomy & Data Management

Wade Barnes, President, Farmers Edge

Plug n`Play: Getting Started with Climate FieldView TM

Recently launched in Canada, learn the basics of the Climate FieldView TM digital ag platform and how to easily collect detailed planting and harvest data with Climate FieldView TM Drive.

Jenna MacDougall, Climate Business Manager

Lydia Parker, Field Product Specialist

Marvin Talsma, Climate Business Manager

Gary Csöff, Field Product Specialist

Unleashing the Power of Your Farm Data 

Jason Tatge, President, Farmoblie LLC

Precision Horticultre

Dr. Gideon Avigad, Research Program Lead, Vineland Research

Precision Soil Information & How to Use it

Dr. Slava Adamchuck, Associate Professor, McGill University

 
 
4:50pm - 5:00pm
Conference Conclusion
 

 

 

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