Feb 2016

Information on Think Wheat! meetings in Regina and Prince Albert

Sask Wheat has partnered with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture to host two meetings aimed at providing wheat producers in the province with the most up-to-date and relevant information about producing and marketing their crops.

Prince Albert Meeting
Monday, February 29, 2016
8AM – 4:30 PM
Plaza 88
888 Central Avenue
Prince Albert


Regina Meeting
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
8AM – 4:30 PM
Salon A&B, Evraz Place
1700 Elphinstone St



*subject to change

8:00 AM               Registration

8:30 AM               The Agronomy Behind High Yielding Wheat

  • Thom Weir, Farmer’s Edge

9:15 AM               PGRs & MRLs – What You Need to Know this Season

  • Stu Brandt, Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation

9:45 AM               Spray Timing and Application

  • Tom Wolf, AgriMetrix

10:15 AM            Coffee & networking break

10:45 AM            What’s New in Wheat Varieties: Selections from the Seed Guide

  • Jim Downey, SeCan

11:15 AM            Integrated Pest Management Panel

  • Disease Management: Randy Kutcher, University of Saskatchewan
  • Weed Management: Steve Shirtliffe, University of Saskatchewan

12:00 PM             Lunch

12:45 PM            Sask Wheat Update

1:00 PM               The Importance of Getting your Grain Graded

  • Jim Smolik, Canadian Grain Commission

1:30 PM               The Basics of Marketing Your Grain

  • Marlene Boersch, Mercantile Consulting Venture Inc.

2:45 PM               Coffee & networking break

3:15 PM               Market Export Basis and How it Affects Your Grain Marketing

  • Richard Gray, University of Saskatchewan

3:45 PM               Grain Market Outlook

  • Bruce Burnett, G3

4:30 PM               ADJOURN

Registration is now closed.


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