2018 Winter Regional Pulse Meetings (Moosomin)

February 06, 2018

8:30-4:00PM

This year's Winter Regional Pulse Meetings will be held February 5-8, 2018 in the following locations:

Monday, February 5 - North Battleford (Dekker Centre) and Regina (Delta Regina Hotel)
Tuesday, February 6 - Rosetown (Rosetown and District Civic Centre) and Moosomin (PC Sportsplex)
Wednesday, February 7 - Assiniboia (Prince of Wales Cultural & Recreation Centre) and Melfort (Kerry Vickar Centre)
Thursday, February 8 - Swift Current (Stockade Building) and Humboldt (Humboldt Uniplex)

Moosomin Regional Pulse Meeting Agenda

8:30 a.m. Trade Show Opens

8:55 a.m. Opening Remarks and Introductions

9:00 a.m. Optimizing Productivity and Net Returns with Pulses – Dale Risula, Provincial Specialist – Special Crops, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

9:40 a.m. Crop Development Centre Pulse Varieties Update – Tom Warkentin, Crop Development Centre Plant Breeder

10:30 a.m. Networking and Refreshment Break – sponsored by Bayer CropScience Inc.

10:45 a.m. Diversifying Demand for Pulses – Saskatchewan Pulse Growers

11:45 a.m. Lunch – sponsored by BASF

1:00 p.m. Moisture Requirements and Disease in Soybean, Aphanomyces, and Pea Leaf Weevil – Sherri Roberts, Regional Crop Specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

1:25 p.m. Pulse Breeding and Royalty-Free Varieties Input Discussion – Saskatchewan Pulse Growers

2:20 p.m. Networking and Refreshment Break

2:45 p.m. Pulse Market Outlook – Chuck Penner, LeftField Commodity Research

3:45 p.m. Closing Remarks

To register for a meeting in your area, contact the Ag Knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377 or aginfo@gov.sk.ca.

Table and coffee sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please contact Lori Chapman at lchapman@saskpulse.com, or 306-668-5556.

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