Grain Growers of Canada
Ferilizer Stewardship on the Farm
Tuesday, January 29 1:30pm - 2:30pm Room 4
Wednesday, January 30 1:30pm - 2:30pm Room 6
Richard is originally from Phillips Seed Farm at Tisdale, Saskatchewan. He has a 20 year seed growers’ certificate and a long history in the pedigreed seed business.
Richard managed the family farm’s fertilizer and chemical retail/wholesale business for several years.
Currently Richard and his wife Sally live in Ottawa, where he is the Executive Director of the Grain Growers of Canada.
He also sits on the Boards of the Canada Grains Council, the Crop Nutrients Council, GrowCanada, Nutrients for Life Foundation and the Canadian Agrifood Trade Alliance.
Previously, he was a Director of United Grain Growers, the Canola Council of Canada and the Western Grains Research Foundation. Richard has worked in senior policy and management roles for Provincial and Federal Cabinet Ministers, and with the ecumenical Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
He has a strong belief in research, innovation and sound science.
This session will be a series of short 5-10 minute presentations from:
Daniel Heaney: Dan will be speaking about the fertilizer industry’s 4R Nutrient Stewardship Principles.
Catherine King: Catherine will be speaking about the Nutrients for Life Foundation.
Malcom Mullin: Malcolm will be speaking about the dangerous goods requirements for farmers who handle and transport ammonia.
Richard Phillips: Richard will be presenting his views on farm fertilizer stewardship.