Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Feb 13, 2024 Melfort: Top Notch Farming extension meeting

Source: SaskFlax   |  Category: Events, Producer Alerts

SaskCanola is hosting Top Notch Farming extension meetings this winter in partnership with SaskBarley, and SaskFlax.

Join us in Melfort on February 13, 2024 at the Kerry Vickar Centre!

This event is complimentary for farmers and agronomists to attend. Lunch will be provided.



9:30 AM         Opening Remarks – SaskCanola Director

9:45 AM         Results from SaskCanola’s NEW On-Farm Research Trials Program – Kaeley Kindrachuk, SaskCanola

10:30 AM       Verticillium Stripe 101 – Samantha Marcino, Saskatchewan Agriculture

11:15 AM       Disease Testing Programs – Sandy Junek, Discovery Seed Labs

Noon             Lunch

1:00 PM         Developments in Flax Breeding Research – Kade Kettenbach, SaskFlax

1:30 PM         ADOPT Research – Brianne McInnes, Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation
                         - Demonstrating benefits of seeding date and rate on canola yield and quality
                         - Demonstrating the efficacy of foliar-applied nitrogen fixing bacteria for canola

2:00 PM         Refreshment Break

2:15 PM         The Latest Buzz on Pollinator Biosecurity – Graham Parsons, Saskatchewan Agriculture

3:00 PM         Boosting Barley Beyond Expectations – Mitchell Japp, SaskBarley

3:30 PM         Meeting Adjourned


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