Research Day 2017-05-12T17:22:54+00:00

Research Day

PIC’s Research Day was held In Shakespeare on May 10, 2017.

Thank you to all of our presenters, attendees and sponsors.

Below is a list of topics and presenters, along with several links to their presentation materials.

Can our knowledge of the complete poultry genome assist in crafting disease resistance – Dr. Shayan Sharif, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

Nanotechnology – the future in poultry production, from health to feed monitoring – Dr. Suresh Neethirajan, University of Guelph

Validation through Virtual Reality – what the future looks like for on farm audits    Eva Sanz-Sole, NSF International

Food Policy and Egg Production – How supply managed commodities allow the Canadian sector to invest in progressive programs – Dr. Bruce Muirhead, Research Chair in Public Policy, University of Waterloo

New facilities for poultry research- what will happen to the Arkell facility? – Stewart Cressman, Chair Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario

What does research capacity look like across Canada – Dr. Bruce Roberts, Executive Director Canadian Poultry Research Council

Arkell Poultry Research – What goes on there? – Dave Vandenberg, Farm Manager Arkell Research Farm

University of Guelph’s investment in the future   Dr. Wayne Caldwell, Interim Associate Vice-President Research

Societal acceptance of nanotechnology – Crystal Mackay, Farm and Food Care Canada

Barn retrofit for Modular loading – Dan Ward OMAFRA