Research Day – May 2, 2018 2017-07-19T16:20:48+00:00

Research Day – May 2, 2018

PIC’s next Research Day is scheduled to be held on May 2, 2018, in Stratford, Ontario.  Look for details, the event agenda and registration late February 2018.

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Thank you to all of our presenters, attendees and sponsors of PIC’S May 2017 Research Day.

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