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Moving Toward Prairie Agriculture 2050
Green Paper presented at the Alberta Institute of Agrologists annual conference, Banff Alberta, April 02, 2014
Editors: Brian Amiro, Christine Rawluk, Karin Wittenberg
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Moving Toward the Year 2050
Essays on Climate Change and Prairie Agriculture
Climate change impacts on crop selection and rotation in 2050
- Bruce Burnett, CWB Market Research
What does a warmer winter mean?
- Brian Amiro and Paul Bullock, University of Manitoba
Severe weather and crop-atmosphere interactions
- John Hanesiak, University of Manitoba
Demand for water - Water retention and storage in the eastern Prairies
- Selena Randall, University of Manitoba
Will crop breeding keep up with the requirements for change?
- Ron Depauw, AAFC - SPARC
Pollinating insects - Native and managed pollinators
- Rob Currie, University of Manitoba
What will happen to the weeds?
- Rob Gulden, University of Manitoba
Effect of climate change on mycotoxins produced by plant pathogens affecting our field crops
- Dilantha Fernando, University of Manitoba
- Mario Tenuta, University of Manitoba
Beef cattle production: What have you herd about 2050?
- Kim Ominski, University of Manitoba
How will climate change affect my Big Mac Meal®?
- Martin Scanlon, University of Manitoba
Climate change and transportation
- Paul Earl and Barry Prentice, University of Manitoba
Regional trade agreements will shape the future of international food and agricultural trade
- Ryan Cardwell, University of Manitoba
Can insurance keep up with catastrophic weather losses?
- Charles Grant, University of Manitoba
Preparedness - Strengthening the Agri-Food Sector’s Capacity to Adapt and Thrive
What metrics should we use for successful adaptation?
- Henry Janzen, AAFC
What kinds of government policies will help us adapt in 2050?
- Sheilah Nolan and John Zylstra, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
How will technical innovation help us to deal with climate change risk?
- Don Flaten, University of Manitoba
Educational systems for 2050 - Lessons from history
- Michael Trevan, University of Manitoba
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