22nd Annual POGA AGM

22nd Annual POGA AGM

From December 05, 2019 02:00 until December 05, 2019 12:00

At Delta, Winnipeg

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The 22nd Annual POGA AGM will be at the Delta Hotel in Winnipeg, MB on December 5, 2019. This is an event you won't want to miss so book your hotel rooms now!

Online registration for the 22nd Annual POGA AGM is now closed, but you can still attend!
In-person registration opens at 8:00 am on Dec. 5 at the Delta Hotel Winnipeg. We hope to see you there! 

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Thanks to our Sponsors!

AGM Agenda

Click here for a pdf of the 2019 POGA AGM Agenda

8:00 am Registration and Free Hot Breakfast
8:40 am Welcome and Introduction – Jenneth Johanson, POGA President
8:45 am Greetings - The Honourable Blaine Pederson, Manitoba Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development
8:55 am Secrets of The Old Farmer's Almanac Prairie Forecasts, What's Predicted for Weather in 2020, and Other Stuff He probably Shouldn't Be Telling You - Jack Burnett, Managing Editor, The Old Farmers Almanac
9:40 am POGA Annual General Meeting – Jenneth Johanson, POGA President
10:10 am GHG Emissions and Carbon Capture in Canadian Agriculture - Fraser McPhee, P.Eng. in Bio Systems Engineering and a Manitoba farmer
10:40 am Coffee Break
11:00 am Agricultural Trade Opportunities and Challenges in the Current Global Context - Fred Gorrell, ADM International Affairs, Canadian Food Inspection Agency & Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
12:00 pm Soup and Sandwich Lunch – Tour the Sponsors' Displays
1:00 pm Regenerative Agriculture: What Does it Really Mean and Does it Have Real Value for Farmers? - Kris Nichols, PhD, Soil Microbiologist for KRIS Systems Education & Consultation
1:45 pm Know GMO: Will Agriculture be ALLOWED to Feed 9 Billion People? - Robert Saik, CEO, Saik Management Group/AGVisorPROInc
2:45 pm Intensive Agronomy, Intercropping, and Everything In Between to Maximize Profits with Oats - Jessica Pratchler, Research Manager, Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation
3:30 pm Coffee Break
4:00 pm The Canadian Oats Market: What to Expect in 2020 - Brennan Turner, CEO, Farmland
5:00 pm Wrap-up and Adjourn – Jenneth Johanson, POGA President
5:45 pm Social Hour at the Winnipeg Delta Hotel
6:30 pm Dinner and Speaker: "If You Can't Laugh, You Can't Farm!" - Steve Stublejumpski
8:00 pm Adjourn