Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Feb 06, 2024 Spiritwood: 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 Spiritwood on February 6, 2024 at the Civic Center!

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     Grain Contracts – Janelle Whitley, CCGA

11:15 AM     Grain Marketing – Stan Jeeves

Noon            Lunch

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

1:30 PM        ADOPT Research – Robin Lokken, Conservation Learning Centre
                         - Demonstrating benefits of seeding date and rate on canola yield and quality
                         - Demonstrating the efficacy of foliar-applied nitrogen fixing bacteria for canola
                         - Response of canola and flax to humic acid coated P fertilizer (MAP) rates

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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