2016 FarmSmart Presentations

The 2016 Presentations are available.

Feature Speakers

1 Temple Grandin – Communication with Young Consumers about Animal Welfare Video of presentation on YouTube
2 Sylvain Charlebois – Are Farmers loosing the Public Perception Battle

Crops

3 Jerry Hatfield – High Yields Don’t Come from the Bag of Seed alone!
4 Michael McNeill – Giving Soybeans the Beat Chance to Perform
5 Steve Kells –  2016 Market Outlook 
6 Scott Shearer – Agriculture 4.0; Connecting the Fields to the Internet
9 Tom Wolfe – Application Technology in Changing Environment
12 Dave Hooker, Ben Rosser – Corn Nitrogen Frenzy
13 Ivan O’Halloran, Jake Munroe – How Much Phosphorus does it take to make Lake Eric Green
21 Mike Wilson, Nicole Rabe – FarmSmart 2015: Precision Ag “Back to Basics”
22 Doug Aspinall, Dan Breckon – Makin’ and Usin’ Management Zones – A Case Study
45 Joanna Follings, Ellen Sparry – What’s with Wheat
46 Gilles Quesnel – Insects Insights
48 Francois Tardif, MIke Cowbrough – Fight the Light and the Struggles against Resistant Weeds
49 Ken Nixon, Stefan Zehetner – High Yields and High Residue?

24 Greg Stewart, Scott Cressman, Todd Woodhouse – 101 Things (More or less) We Learned in 2015!

Beef Symposium

15 Steve Duff – Ontario Beef Industry Situation and Outlook   Video of presentation on YouTube
16 Temple Grandin – The Importance of reducing Stress during Cattle Handling       Video of Presentation on YouTube
17 Rex Crawford – Preparation for Calving: Guidelines, Tips and Tools  Video of Presentation on YouTube
18 Stewart & Blair Cressman – All the Kids want a Future in the Farm, Now What?  Video of presentation on YouTube
19 Tim Prior – Fence Solutions for More Grass  Video of presentation on YouTube
20 Dan Bearss – Fetal Programming through Proper Nutrition  Video of presentation on YouTube

Environment

23 Mark Brock, Nick Betts – Exploring Sustainability Initiatives in Crops Sector and What it Means to You!

Financial
25 Steve Kells – Sharpening your Marketing Skills
26 Brady Deaton, Bruce Kelly – Farmland Rental Contracts Present & Future Issues
28 Blair Cressman, John Molenhuis – Farm Infrastructure Choices: New and Bold or Old and Steady?
29 Wayne Caldwell – Changing Face of Rural Ontario and Implications for Farming
31 Sylvain Charlebois, Jennifer Christie, Lisa Thompson – The Canadian Farmers Conundrum: “How can Farmers Matter Again?” 
32 Franklin Famme – Tax Tips, Strategies and Opportunities for Progressive Farmers
50 Mari Veliz, Louise Heyming, Margaret May – Show me the Money!
54 Greg Hannam, Tina Heathers – The Changing Dynamic of the Agricultural Workplace

Women in Agriculture

33 Deb Campbell, Sandi Brock – Women in Production Ag: Leaving the Fred Flinstone Era Behind
34 Tina Heathers – The Ripple Effect – Opportunities, Decisions and Outcomes
35 Deb Stark – Who’s Milking; Who’s Meeting and Why it Matters (because it is 2016)
36 Julie Cayley, Jennifer Christie, Meaghan Richardson – Connecting Women in Ag: Why it Matters
36 Julie Cayley, Jennifer Christie, Meaghan Richardson – Part 2- Connecting Women in Ag: Why it Matters
37 Crystal Mackay – Searching for Unicorns, The Lochness Monster and Work-Life Balance
38 Jennifer Christie – Unagvocating: A Modern Marketer’s Tips to Engage and Build Trust

Livestock
39 Christoph Wand – Sustainable Livestock Operations Need Sustainable Crops
41 Carleigh Johnson – Precision Feeding of Dairy Cattle Doesn’t Have to be Hard

43 Gerald Townsend, Marlene Paibomesai -(video on YouTube channel) –  Prospects for Ontario’s Dairy Goat Sector
44 Albert Botha, Terry Ackerman, Pascal Bouilly  – Part 1- The Future of Livestock Traceability – Where are we and where are we going?
44 Albert Botha, Terry Ackerman, Pascal Bouilly _ Part 2 – The Future of Livestock Traceability – Where are we and where are we going?
44 Albert Botha, Terry Ackerman, Pascal Bouilly – Part 3 – The Future of Livestock Traceability – Where are we and where are we going?
More to Come