Sherrilyn Phelps manages the agronomy program with Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG). She has expertise in pulse production and agronomy, combined with experience in extension, and research experience from small plot to field scale projects. Previous to SPG she was a Regional Crop Specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture out of North Battleford. During this role she was involved in initiating the Western Applied Research Corporation at the Scott Research Farm and managed numerous research and demonstration projects, as well as played a large role in the extension of the results. Sherrilyn’s other career experiences include financial management, program and policy development, biotechnology, and research with inoculant development. Sherrilyn’s passion for agriculture began on the family farm and continued throughout her education and career. She obtained both her B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Saskatchewan and currently resides south of Battleford on the farm with her husband and son.
Roots Rots & Kochia
Latest information to help growers and agronomists make decisions to manage root rots and kochia in pulses. Particular emphasis on where research is at with solutions to aphanomyces and what steps growers can take to minimize risks for 2019 growing season. With managing herbicide resistant kochia it is about integrating strategies and knowing your enemy.
Tuesday @ 11:25 in Gallery C