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Each year we try to bring in the most relevant, up to date, informational speakers that we can to Manitoba Ag Days.  This year is no exception: the program has been finalized for the 2018 show and you are in for a really impressive line up of  speakers.  Be sure to check the show guide for approved CEU presentations ; we have been approved for 24.5 CEU Credits this year as follows: Nutrient Management: 3.5 Soil & Water Management: 3 Integrated Pest Management: 2.5 Crop Management: 11.5 Professional Development: 2 Manure Management: 0 Sustainability: 0

Dr. Rex Newkirk, Associate Professor

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Dr. Rex Newkirk is an associate professor and Saskatchewan Research Chair in Feed Processing Technology at the University of Saskatchewan and leads research at the Canadian Feed Research Centre located in North Battleford, SK. His research is focused on adding value to Canadian grains through innovative processing technologies, including Fusarium reduction strategies, steam explosion, starch modification, applications of Inline NIRS in feed mills and natural sources of probiotics in Barley and other grains.  He is also actively involved in commercial research and technical support to the value added processing industries.  Prior to joining the University of Saskatchewan Faculty two years ago, Rex spent 12 years providing Technical Marketing support as well as product development support at the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) in Winnipeg.  Rex has worked in countries all over the globe in his efforts to get more value from Canadian grains.

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