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Each year we strive to bring in the most relevant, up to date, informational speakers possible to Manitoba Ag Days.  This year is no exception: the program has been finalized for the 2019 show and you are in for a really impressive line up of  speakers. We could not put on such a world class speaking event if it were not for our partnerships with FCC, MNP, Manitoba Agriculture, Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Manitoba Wheat & Barley Growers Association, Manitoba Organic Alliance and the presenters themselves. We thank you for partnering with us for our 2019 Show! We were approved for 26 CEU Credits at our show! CCA's make sure you plan your day so you can take in these sessions! Nutrient Management: 1 Soil & Water Management: 2 Integrated Pest Management: 3 Crop Management: 11.5 Professional Development: 8.5 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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