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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 2020 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  and the presenters themselves. We thank you for partnering with us for our 2020 Show! CCA's make sure you plan your day so you can take in these sessions! We have been approved for 33.5 Credits for the 2020 Show! Nutrient Management: 4.5 Soil & Water Management: 2.5  Integrated Pest Management: 3.0 Crop Management: 15.5 Professional Development: 8.0  Manure Management: 0 Sustainability: 0

Marla Riekman, Soil Management Specialist

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Marla Riekman is the Soil Management Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Agroecology and a Master’s Degree in Soil Science, both from the University of Manitoba. Before joining Manitoba Agriculture in 2007, Marla worked as the Farm Manager for the Manitoba Zero Tillage Research Association and also as a Soil Conservationist with the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. Marla’s main focus is to provide extension on dealing with problem soils and maintaining long-term productivity by managing soil health. Marla’s passion for soil has even crept into her personal life – she is known to create jewelry with soil in her spare time.

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