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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

Richard Cuthbert, Wheat Breeder

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Richard Cuthbert was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Richard completed his education at the University of Manitoba graduating in 2011 with a PhD in Plant Breeding, Molecular Genetics and Plant Pathology.  Since 2011, Richard has led the bread wheat breeding program for Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada in Swift Current, SK.  Richard's research focuses on the efficient adoption of technology to enhance wheat variety development as well as enhancing resistance to fusarium head blight and mycotoxins, improving stripe rust resistance, improving water use efficiency, and developing new predictive quality testing assays.  He has co-developed 24 spring wheat/durum cultivars

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