WSRC IV 2013 / Wsrc 21 February 2013 Session 1

Thursday, 21 February 2013 – Session 1



Chairperson: Dr Jos De Kock (Chairman Local Scientific Committee)
08h30-09h00

Keynote speaker: Mr Kip Cullers (World record holder Soybean farmer from the USA)

09h00-09h30

Keynote speaker: Mr Peter Berweger (Global Head of Soybean, Syngenta International)

09h30-10h00

Keynote speaker: Prof Dominique Bureau (University of Guelph, Ontario)

10h00-10h15

Sponsor: Agricultural Research Council (ARC)

10h15-11h00

Tea


VENUE   ≡   MEETING ROOM 11
11h00-12h30

Agronomy (D.1)

CHAIRMAN. DR K WHITING

PANEL DISCUSSION: BIOTECHNOLOGY

11h00-11h30

Biotechology traits for soybean focused on input traits, output traits, genomic approaches

JACKSON S
11h30-12h00

Best management practices: the incorporation of biotechnology into farming operations

RICK STERN (STERN FARMS, DELAWARE, UNITED STATES) —     PDF abstract
12h00-12h30

EU dependency on the import of GM commodities

FABIO NIESPOLO (FARMERS ORGANIZATION FUTURAGRA, ITALY) —     PDF abstract

A farmer's perspective on agriculture and biotechnology in Portugal and Europe

GABRIELA CRUZ (RUA DA SABRICA – PORTUGAL) —     PDF abstract

12h30-13h30

Lunch

13h30-15h00

Agronomy (D.1)

CHAIRMAN. DR W WIEBOLD

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

13h30-14h00

UK and biotechnology

PAUL TEMPLE (UK'S NATIONAL NON FOOD CROP CENTRE – UNITED KINGDOM) —     PDF abstract

Conclusions

PROF SCOTT JACKSON
14h00-14h30 – PANEL DISCUSSION: SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability the definition for sustainability agricultural and the understanding of the term

DR WJ WIEBOLD (STATE EXTENTION SPESIALIST, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, UNITED STATES) —     PDF abstract
14h30-15h00

Crop rotation and sustainability of farming practices

JIM CAROL (FARMER: MONROE COUNTY, ARKANSAS, UNITED STATES)

15h00-15h30

Tea

15h30-17h00

Agronomy (D.1)

CHAIRMAN. DR S JACKSON

PANEL DISCUSSIONS: SUSTAINABILITY

15h30-16h00

Can we produce and preserve at the same time?

JOÄO SHIMADA (ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST, AGRONOMIST, ANDRE MAGGI GROUP, BRAZIL) —     PDF abstract
16h00-16h30

Sustainability on farms in the UK

DAVID HILL (RW HILL FARMS LIMITED, BRADEHAM, THETFORD, UNITED KINGDOM) —     PDF abstract
16h30-17h00

Sustainable agricultural systems in Argentina

PROF SANTIAGO LOTENZATTI (GRUPO ROMAGNOLI/AAPRESID, FACULTY OF AGRONOMY UNIVERSITY OF BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINIA) —     PDF abstract

Conclusions

DR WJ WIEBOLD

EVENING

Gala Dinner