Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Feb 07, 2024 St. Walburg: 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 St. Walburg on February 7, 2024 at the Elks Hall!

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 – Koralie Mack, Western Applied Research Corporation
                        - Demonstrating the efficacy of foliar-applied nitrogen fixing bacteria for canola
                        - Reduction of cadmium uptake in flax using agronomic strategies
                        - Field scale research

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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