Full Name
Scott Meers
Job Title
Insect Management Specialist
Farm Name / Company
Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
Speaker Bio
Scott Meers, a farm kid from Acadia Valley, has worked in the agriculture industry in Alberta since 1982. He has worked with Alberta Agriculture as the District Agriculturist in Claresholm, Three Hills and Strathmore; Crop Specialist in Vulcan and Strathmore and as the South Central Alberta Regional Conservation Coordinator. Scott also has walked the walk in private industry working as an agrologist.

In 2004, Scott completed his Master of Entomology degree at Montana State University. His research concentrated the on biological control of wheat stem sawfly. Ask him sometime how many miles of stems he cut! Scott returned to Alberta to serve as the Insect Management Specialist with province wide responsibilities His lab is situated at the Crop Diversification Centre South in Brooks. Scott is responsible for coordinating insect surveys throughout Alberta and then sharing the results with producers, agrologists and stakeholders.

When Scott is not out chasing crop pests, his passion is cross country skiing.
Scott Meers