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Monday, July 22 • 2:45pm - 5:00pm
Agriculture

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Working Group Co-Chairs: 
Larry Doke
, MLA, Saskatchewan
Patrick Kole, Idaho Potato Commission

Special offsite session at Ag-In-Motion facility to tour and learn about the latest advances in Agriculture technology. See the newest agricultural technology in the field. Ag in Motion, Western Canada’s first outdoor farm expo, is situated on 320 acres of prime agricultural land, northwest of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The session will feature live demonstrations of field equipment, crop plots and interactive agribusiness exhibits showcasing the newest technology in ag.

Welcome and opening remarks
Hon. David Marit, Saskatchewan Minister of Agriculture

Technology and Agriculture
How is new technology impacting agriculture across the region? What policy updates are needed to address the growing demand for new tech in Ag? 
  • Lack of a high-tech curriculum for agriculture students – we need “Techgronomists” and we need them now…
  • Lack of broadband coverage – can’t have a Smart farm with a Slow connection
  • Need to deal with regulatory issue regarding autonomous farm equipment like Dot.
Robert D. Saik, PAg, CAC, CEO, DOT Farm Solutions

1) DOT Demo
2) Drone Demo
3) Pessl/Metos technology Demo
4) U of S seminar (Soil Fertility & Herbicide technology



More details here: http://www.pnwer.org/agriculture.html

Agriculture Track hosted by Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association



Speakers
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Larry Doke

MLA; Agriculture Working Group Co-chair, Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
Larry Doke was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in the 2011 provincial election and re-elected in April of 2016. MLA Doke is the PNWER Vice-President. Before moving to Metinota, Larry was the owner/operator of Fairview Dodge in North Battleford. He was involved in the... Read More →
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Patrick Kole

Vice President ; Agriculture Working Group Co-chair, Idaho Potato Commission
Patrick Kole is the Vice President, Legal & Government Affairs for the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC). Mr. Kole has practiced law for the past thirty-nine years. He has specialized for the last twenty-four with IPC, where he focused, in part, on market access issues, including developing... Read More →
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Hon. David Marit

Minister, Saskatchewan Agriculture
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Robert Saik

CEO, DOT Farm Solutions


Monday July 22, 2019 2:45pm - 5:00pm
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