CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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Enjoy these seminar presentations as part of the conference. New this year: all registrants can attend the conference portion of the event for free! 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Greetings from the PEI Department of Agriculture & Land

9:30       Profitability Mapping with Precision Agriculture

Clarence Swanton, University of Guelph

10:30     Increasing Potato Yield with Precision Ag

Jacob Van Den Borne, Van Den Borne Aardappelen, Holland

11:30     Lunch (provided)

1:00       New Variety Standouts

Newton Yorinori, Cavendish Farms and Mary Kay Sonier, PEI Potato Board

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Greetings from the PEI Potato Board

9:30 –    Attracting & Keeping Diverse Employees

Beth Connery, Canadian Horticultural Council

10:30 – Carbonomics

Keith Berns, GreenCover Seed

11:30 – Local updates

Regional staff from the PEI Department of Agriculture and Land, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, and PEI Potato Board

 

AWARDS BANQUET

The PEI Potato Board Awards Banquet is being held Friday, February 21st
Location: Top of the Park Restaurant at Red Shores, 58 Kensington Road (attached to Eastlink Centre)
Reception: 6:00 pm
Banquet: 7:00 pm
Tickets will be limited and can be reserved by contacting the Potato Board office at (902) 892-6551 or karen@peipotato.org.