2019 Winter Regional Meetings (Swift Current)
February 05, 2019
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture are teaming up to host the annual Winter Regional Pulse Meetings for growers across Saskatchewan.
These meetings will run in the communities of
- Rosetown - Monday, February 4 (Rosetown and District Civic Centre)
- Swift Current - Tuesday, February 5 (Stockade Building, Kinetic Exhibition Park)
- Assiniboia - Wednesday, February 6 (Prince of Wales Cultural and Recreation Centre)
- Regina - Thursday, February 7 (Salon B, Queensbury Convention Centre, Evraz Place)
Swift Current Agenda
8:30 a.m. Trade show opens
8:55 a.m. Opening remarks and introductions
9:00 a.m. Root rots and kochia - Sherrilyn Phelps, Agronomy Manager, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
10:00 a.m. Local pulse production concerns - Shannon Chant, Crops Extension Specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
10:40 a.m. Networking and refreshment break (sponsored by FMC)
11:10 a.m. Crop Development Centre Pulse Varieties Update - Dr. Tom Warkentin, Crop Development Centre Plant Breeder
12:00 p.m. Lunch (sponsored by BASF)
1:00 p.m. The road ahead for Saskatchewan pulses - Carl Potts, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
1:30 p.m. Pulse Insects of Concern - Dr. James Tansey, Entomologist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
2:30 p.m. Networking and refreshment break (sponsored by Monsanto Canada ULC - Acceleron BioAg)
2:45 p.m. Pulse market outlook - Marlene Boersch, Mercantile Consulting Venture Inc.
3:45 p.m. Closing remarks
To register yourself for a meeting, please contact the Agriculture Knowledge Centre: 1-866-457-2377 or firstname.lastname@example.org
More information and sponsorship forms are available here.