2018 Winter Regional Pulse Meetings (Regina)
February 05, 2018
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)
Regina 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 Omex Agriculture
10:45 a.m. Pulse Canada’s Five Year Strategic Plan: Success by Design – Gordon Bacon, Chief Executive Officer, Pulse Canada
12:00 p.m. Lunch – sponsored by BASF
1:00 p.m. Crop Rotation Challenges: Herbicide-resistant weds and Aphanomyces/root rot – Shannon Friesen and Allie Noble, Regional Crop Specialists, 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 – sponsored by Bayer CropScience Inc.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table and coffee sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please contact Lori Chapman at email@example.com, or 306-668-5556.