Copper is key to crop production since it activates several enzymes, stimulates protein formulation and is critical for photosynthesis, protein and carbohydrate metabolism and respiration. In this couse we will cover the basics on copper, importance of copper nutrition, effect of copper on ergot and how the addition of copper can fit into your crop fertility plan.
Time: 31 minutes + quiz
Quiz: 9 Questions
CEU Credit: 0.5 Nutrient Management *Pending Approval*
Originally from England, Dan Owen earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Harper Adams University College. He then took a position as an agronomist for a grain merchant and agricultural retailer in the East of England. Over those 12 years as an agronomist he continually advised on all aspects of intensive crop production from small grains to high-value vegetable crops.
In 2010, Dan made the move to Canadian agriculture taking on the role of Agronomy Manger for an independent retailer based in northeast Saskatchewan. This role allowed Dan to gain a hands on knowledge of Canadian agricultural production systems. During his time in this role, he was recognized by the Canadian Association of Agri Retailers (CAAR) with the Agronomist of the Year Award at their 2013 annual conference. Dan currently holds the position of Director of Market Development and Agronomic Services with ATP Nutrition.