OSGA Dk blueOntario Seed Growers’ Association Field Day

June 28, 2016

Pest Assessments, Seed Treatment Research, New Crop Developments

Szentimrey Farms

508 St. George Rd. RR 1

Branchton ON N0B 1L0

Register below for lunch.

Field Day Agenda

10:00 am     Coffee & Registration

10:15 am     Tour of Szentimrey Seeds

Certified warehouse, drying & storage facilities, seed treatment upgrades.  Szentimrey’s are Select Growers and Variety Maintainers working with plant breeders.  Learn about the high level of care required for excellence in the pedigreed seed industry.

11:00 am     Field Trials

Tim Moyes, Bayer Crop Science. See new products on display.

11:15 am     Extend Herbicide Trials

Chase Phillips, Monsanto

11:15 am     Planter Air Diffuser for Dust Abatement

Planter static display

11:40 am     Research Equipment for Dust Monitoring

Dr. Art Schaafsma, U. of Guelph, Ridgetown


Noon           BBQ Lunch

Strodes Catering (sponsored by SeCan, Bayer Crop Science, and Szentimrey Seeds)


Afternoon Program in Shed

1:15 pm     Crop Update from OMAFRA Field Crop Unit 

Joanna Follings, Cereals Lead, OMAFRA

1:30 pm     Plant Breeding for Weed Control: Enhancing crops for improved competitive ability

Dr. Clarence Swanton, Professor, Plant Agriculture, U. of Guelph, Guelph

2:10 pm     Dust Control Research for Seed Treatment: what we have learned over the past 5 years

Dr. Art Schaafsma, U. of Guelph, Ridgetown

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Register by June 23, 2016 for lunch:

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