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.


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