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Canola Industry Meeting Program
November 30, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn Saskatoon, SK
Registration 7:00 am - Program 8:00 am
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7:00 am
Registration Desk Opens
8:00 am – 8:15 am
Keith Downey
8:05 am – 10:00 am
Chair: Keith Downey
Industry Strategy and Updates
Patti Miller - Canola Council of Canada: “Canola Council of Canada 50th Anniversary”
Chris Vervaet - Canadian Oilseed Processors Association (COPA): “Oilseed Processing in Canada: Policies for a Competitive Business Environment”
Cheryl Mayer - Canadian Canola Growers Association: "Sound Science – the Basis of Good Policy Development"
Garth Hodges - Bayer CropSciences: “Storm Clouds and Golden Linings – A Seed Perspective Mid to Long-term"
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Chair: Wayne Truman
Raymond Gadoua - Canola Council of Canada: WCC/RRC Report
Veronique Barthet  - Canadian Grain Commission 
Provincial Reports: 
  • Bill Ross - Manitoba Canola Growers - Manitoba Canola Update
  • Matthew Bernard - Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Provincial Specialist, Oilseed Crops: Saskatchewan Report
  • Daryl Tuck - Alberta Canola Producers Commission:  Alberta Report 
  • Scott Hartley - Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture,"2016 Canola Insect Pests and Forecast for 2017"
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Film: Licence to Farm in Garden Ballroom, alternate lunch in Estevan Room
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Chair: Larry Sernyk


Chair: Sally Vail
Special Topics
Kerry-Leigh Burchill - Canada Agriculture and Food Museum " Canola: ‎ Sharing the Canadian Success Story"
Albin Gunnarson - Swedish Federation of Oilseeds (SFO): “Successful Production of Canola in Sweden”
Sarah Wood and Ivanna Kozii University of Saskatchewan, DVM: “Pesticides, bees and veterinary pathologists”
Rob Duncan - University of Manitoba: "Building on the success of Brassica breeding at the University of Manitoba"
C.P. (Andy) Andrahennadi - Crop Production Services Canada: “The Clubroot Challenge–Breeding  Durable Resistance”
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Coffee Break
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Chair: Clint Jurke
Agronomy/Rotation (Panel)
Neil Harker - Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada: 
“Canola Rotations influence on Weed Management”
Chris Anderson - Monsanto - "Stacking Strategies in Canola Development​"
Ralph Lange - Alberta Innovates Technology Futures: - "Crop Rotation for Canola Disease Control"
Justine Cornelsen - Canola Council of Canada :"Canola Sustainability: factors of crop rotation and biodiversity"
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Networking Reception
For all delegates of the Canola Industry Meeting and Canola Innovation Day 
(Estevan Room - lower level)
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